Dissidence and Activism in Festus Iyayi's Fiction

Dissidence and Activism in Festus Iyayi's Fiction

This book discusses intellectual militancy and activism in Festus Iyayi’s literary works. It redefines the scope of the writer and intellectual undertakings in the contemporary society, and shows how this activism impacts the marginalized individuals who struggle daily to upturn social justice. The book will appeal to those interested in issues of commitment and the socio-aesthetic function of literature, human rights and ethnic issues, power dynamics and state violence.

Hodabalou Anate is an Associate Professor of African Literature at the University of Lomé, Togo, where he also received his doctoral and master’s degrees in the same subject. He was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar (2018-2019) at the University of Michigan-Flint, USA. He is also the author of “Corruption and Social Dysfunction in University Enrollment: A Study of Ama Ata Aidoo’s “Feely-Feely” in Uirtus, Revue Internationale des Lettres, Langues et Sciences Sociales.

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ISBN: 1-5275-4755-8

ISBN13: 978-1-5275-4755-1

Release Date: 1st December 2023

Pages: 188

Price: £66.99