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Philosophy

Western Kentucky University

1975

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Ua68/1 Forum, Wku Potter College Of Arts & Letters Oct 1975

Ua68/1 Forum, Wku Potter College Of Arts & Letters

WKU Archives Records

WKU Potter College of Arts & Letters faculty newsletter regarding faculty research and publications. This issue includes:

  • Clarke, Kenneth. Snake Handling & Plato: Identifying Academic Folklore
  • Mayhew, Larry. John T. Stahl, obituary


An Existential Appraisal Of Selected Nigerian Fiction, Jim Nesin Omatseye May 1975

An Existential Appraisal Of Selected Nigerian Fiction, Jim Nesin Omatseye

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

One of the two aims of this research was to elucidate from a philosophical perspective a selected body of Nigerian fiction. The second objective has been to investigate the dominant themes of the two selected novelists and relate them to existentialism.

The most essential theme was found to be colonialism and its disruption of the African culture. It was implied in the works of the novelists that authentic African culture was dislocated by British imperialism in Nigeria. The use of force and other features of power was manifested in the takeover. Through various literary devices and innuendo they suggest that ...