ENGL 6731

ENGL 6731

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Things Fall Apart has been translated into over 50 languages but has not yet been translated into Igbo, the author's mother tongue. Heart of Darkness would be a close equivalent if it had never been translated into Polish. How can it be that Africa's most famous book does not yet exist in Igbo? By looking at the growth and standardization of English first in England and then its implementation through colonial education in Africa, you will get a good grasp of the relationship between language, identity, and decolonization as a contradiction within the English metaphysical empire. We will therefore be exploring philological debates in Romantic England and post-colonial Africa.

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  • 17280ENGL 6731  SEM 101