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The Writer in Modern Africa: African - Scandinavian Writers´Conference, Stockholm 1967
The Nordic Africa Institute.
1968 (English)Conference proceedings (editor) (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

Twenty-four African writers and about as many writers and critics from Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland were invited to an African-Scandinavian Writers' Conference arranged by the Scandinavian Institute of African Studies, the Swedish Institute for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries and the Councl for Swedish Information Abroad. The Conference was held at Hässelby Castle outside Stockholm in February 1967.

This volumne presents some of the papers read to the conference and parts of the discussion, which reflect the dominant theme of the proceedings: the writer in the African society, his individuality and his social commitment.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, 1968.
Keywords [en]
Authors, Literature, Conf
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General Literature Studies
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URN: urn:nbn:se:nai:diva-1335OAI: oai:DiVA.org:nai-1335DiVA, id: diva2:392536
Note

CONTENTS: 1. OPENING REMARKS/ Per Wästberg -- 2. THE WRITER IN A MODERN AFRICAN STATE/ Wole Soyinka -- FROM THE DISCUSSION: From the discussion: Alex La Guma, John Nagenda,James Ngugi,Lewis Nkosi, Olympe Bhêly-Oquénum, Dan Jacobson, Tchicaya U Tam'si, George Awoonor-Williams, Onésimo Silveira, Dennis Brutus, Eldred Jones, Mouloud Mammeri -- 3. L'ÉCRIVAIN ET LA RÉVOLUTION / Kateb Yacine -- INDIVIDUALISM  AND SOCIAL COMMITMENT / Lewis Nkosi -- FROM THE DISCUSSION: Dennis Brutus, Wole soyinka, John Nagenda, Virgilio de Lemos, George Awoonor-Williams, Lewis Nkosi, Wole Soyinka -- 4. CULTURAL DIPLOMACY IN AFRICAN WRITING / Mbella Sonne Dipoko -- THE DECOLONIZATION OF AFRICAN LITERATURE / Eldred Jones -- FROM THE DISCUSSION: Ezekiel Mphahlele, Albert Memmi, Dennis Brutus -- 5. AFRICAN CHILDHOOD -- Dan Jacobson -- Dennis Brutus' -- James Ngugi -- George Awoonor-Williams -- APPENDIX: 1. Resolution adopted by the conference -- 2. Participating African Writers --- 3. Program of the conference.

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