Toyin Falola's New Book: Nigerian Literary Imagination and the Nationhood Project | © 2022
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The book explores the importance of identity and the idea of home in Nigerian fiction. Shows how fictionalized representations of Nigeria give insights into the real history and society of the country. Surveys a range of notable Nigerian authors and works relating to nationhood, colonialism and postcolonialism
Toyin Falola is Professor of History, University Distinguished Teaching Professor, and the Jacob and Frances Sanger Mossiker Chair in the Humanities at the University of Texas at Austin, USA. He is an honorary professor at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, and Extraordinary Professor of Human Rights at the University of the Free State, South Africa.
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This is an important intervention on the role of literature, moral imagination, and national development/cohesion. Congratulations, Professor Falola.
Congratulations Professor Falola.
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