The Crossroads: African Literature and the Emerging Global Cultures


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Essays in Honour of Professor Ademola Dasylva, a Literary Scholar-Critic

The two dozen essays brought together in this Festschrift are from scholars from thirteen different Nigerian institutions. The interests of the essays are wide-ranging and reflect very interesting explorations of various forms of artistic and literary creativity—contemporary African fiction, poetry, drama, music, oral literature and Yoruba written literature.

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June 2017

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Ayo Kehinde earned his Ph.D. from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, where he is currently a Professor of African, Comparative and Postcolonial Literatures Before he transferred his services to the University of Ibadan, he was a Senior Lecturer at the Department of English, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. His papers have been published in many international and local journals. He was a principal participant at the 2008 Institute on Contemporary American Literature, hosted by the International Center, University of Louisville, Kentucky.

Rotimi Fasan obtained his Ph.D from the University of Ibadan. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Languages and Linguistics, Osun State University, Osogbo, Nigeria. His research interests span English Literature, African Oral and Written Literature, World Literature Written in English, Cultural Studies and Contemporary Literary Theories.