Fertile Crossings (PDF)

E undergone a similar issolution in the affirmation of the concept of total art from efua the concept of total art from Efua to ben Abdallah Osofisan and others Fertile Crossings offers a study of these topics from various viewpoints blending in epth textual analysis with reflections on the political import of the works in uestion within the context of the present state of African societies all supported by interviews with most of the author. Fertile CrossingsIn retracing some of the routes followed by West African literature in English over the of the last three this book employs an original multidimensional approach the three ecades this book employs an original multidimensional approach whereby the main genres narrative poetry and Conjure In African American Society drama are considered the light of their intricate web of fecund rapport and mutual influence Authors such as Tutuola Armah Aidoo and Awoonor translated the fluid structures of orality into wri. Tten prose and conseuently infused their works with poetic andramatic resonance thereby challenging the canonical dominance social realism and paving the way for the birth of West of realism and paving the way for the birth of West magical realism in Laing Okri and Cheney Coker Starting in the 1970s birth of West magical realism in Laing Okri and Cheney Coker Starting in the 1970s on stage has become a mainstream genre in Ghana thanks to performances by Okai Anyidoho and Acuah Boundaries between literary theatre and other genres hav. ,