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The Travail of Dieudonne #2020

The Travail of Dieudonne By Francis B. Nyamnjoh Joseph L. Brockington The Travail of Dieudonne Dieudonnes life is spun from the threads of one of Africa s grand moral dilemmas in which personal responsibility is intertwined with the social catharsis occasioned by ambitions of dominance and eve
  • Title: The Travail of Dieudonne
  • Author: Francis B. Nyamnjoh Joseph L. Brockington
  • ISBN: 9789966255570
  • Page: 187
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Travail of Dieudonne By Francis B. Nyamnjoh Joseph L. Brockington Dieudonnes life is spun from the threads of one of Africa s grand moral dilemmas, in which personal responsibility is intertwined with the social catharsis occasioned by ambitions of dominance and ever diminishing circles We encounter Dieudonne at the tail end of his service as houseboy to the Toubaabys, a patronising expatriate couple In the company of a lively assortDieudonnes life is spun from the threads of one of Africa s grand moral dilemmas, in which personal responsibility is intertwined with the social catharsis occasioned by ambitions of dominance and ever diminishing circles We encounter Dieudonne at the tail end of his service as houseboy to the Toubaabys, a patronising expatriate couple In the company of a lively assortment of characters and luring music at the Grand Canari Bar, Dieudonne recounts his life As he peels layer after layer of his vicissitudes, he depicts the everyday resilience of the African on a continent caught in the web of predatory forces Yet, this enchanting failure also celebrates the infinite capacity of the African to find happiness and challenge victimhood.
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    About "Francis B. Nyamnjoh Joseph L. Brockington"

    1. Francis B. Nyamnjoh Joseph L. Brockington

      Francis B Nyamnjoh is Professor of anthropology at the University of Cape Town in South Africa and a prolific writer.He won the Eko Prize for Literature, an Anglophone Cameroon prize in 2014 for his lifetime contributions to creative writing and arts in Cameroon and beyond.

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