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Ode S Ogede

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Ode Ogede's current research focuses on power, especially in academia--its uses and misuses; a book which deals, principally in English, with a study of ritual in an African community, and a book-length appraisal of New writing from Nigeria. His published books include Helping Students to Write Successful Paper Titles (2013), Intertextuality in Contemporary African Literature (2011), Achebe's Things Fall Apart: Reader's Guide (2007), Achebe and the Politics of Representation (2001), Ayi Kwei Armah, Radical Iconoclast (2000), Art, Society, and Performance (1997), and Teacher Commentary on Student Papers: Conventions, Beliefs, and Practices, ed., (2002). He has published a number of articles and reviews regularly for several journals world-wide, and has also contributed essays to several books, among them, The Cambridge History of African and Caribbean Literature (CUP, 2004), Traditional Storytelling Today (Routledge, 1999), The Encyclopedia of World Fiction (Wiley, 2010), Literature in Northern Nigeria, the Gale/Cengage Learning Press Black Literature Criticism, Contemporary Literary Criticism, and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism.


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