We Need New Names

We Need New Names

**SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2013** Ten-year-old Darling has a choice: it’s down, or out ‘To play the country-game, we have to choose a country.

Author: NoViolet Bulawayo

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781448156238

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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* Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2013* * US National Book Award 5 Under 35 * * Winner of the Etisalat Prize 2014* * Winner of the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award 2014* * Winner of a Betty Trask Award 2014* ‘To play the country-game, we have to choose a country. Everybody wants to be the USA and Britain and Canada and Australia and Switzerland and them. Nobody wants to be rags of countries like Congo, like Somalia, like Iraq, like Sudan, like Haiti and not even this one we live in – who wants to be a terrible place of hunger and things falling apart?’ Darling and her friends live in a shanty called Paradise, which of course is no such thing. It isn’t all bad, though. There’s mischief and adventure, games of Find bin Laden, stealing guavas, singing Lady Gaga at the tops of their voices. They dream of the paradises of America, Dubai, Europe, where Madonna and Barack Obama and David Beckham live. For Darling, that dream will come true. But, like the thousands of people all over the world trying to forge new lives far from home, Darling finds this new paradise brings its own set of challenges – for her and also for those she’s left behind.
Categories: Fiction

Holding the World Together

Holding the World Together

NoViolet Bulawayo, We Need New Names: A Novel (New York: Back Bay Books,
2014), 32–41, 65–66, 201–16, 283. 31. Bulawayo, We Need New Names, 222–
24, 231. 32. Bulawayo, We Need New Names, 6, 28. 33. Bulawayo, We Need ...

Author: Nwando Achebe

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN: 9780299321109

Category: History

Page: 392

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Featuring contributions from some of the most accomplished scholars on the topic, Holding the World Together explores the rich and varied ways in which women have wielded power across the African continent, from the precolonial period to the present. Suitable for classroom use, this comprehensive volume considers such topics as the representation of African women, their role in national liberation movements, their experiences of religious fundamentalism (both Christian and Muslim), their incorporation into the world economy, changing family and marriage systems, impacts of the world economy on their lives and livelihoods, and the unique challenges they face in the areas of health and disease. Contributors: Nwando Achebe, Ousseina Alidou, Signe Arnfred, Andrea L. Arrington-Sirois, Henryatta Ballah, Teresa Barnes, Josephine Beoku-Betts, Emily Burril, Abena P. A. Busia, Gracia Clark, Alicia Decker, Karen Flint, December Green, Cajetan Iheka, Rachel Jean-Baptiste, Elizabeth M. Perego, Claire Robertson, Kathleen Sheldon, Aili Mari Tripp, Cassandra Veney
Categories: History

African Philosophical and Literary Possibilities

African Philosophical and Literary Possibilities

Indeed, where We Need New Names appears occupied nostalgically with return
to an ideal(ized) homeland, this is complicated, as it is in Ghana Must Go, by the
characters' recognition that the notion of home is, in a profoundly politically ...

Author: Aretha Phiri

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 9781498571258

Category: Philosophy

Page: 180

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Recognizing philosophy’s traditional influence on—and literature’s creative stimulus for—sociopolitical discourses, imaginations, and structures, African Philosophical and Literary Possibilities: Re-reading the Canon, edited by Aretha Phiri, probes the cross-referential, interdisciplinary relationships between African literature and African philosophy. The contributors write within the broader context of renewed interest in and concerns around epistemological decolonization and to advance African scholarly transformation . This volume argues that, in their convergent ideological and imaginative attempts to articulate an African conditionality, African philosophy and literature share overlapping concerns and aspirations. In this way, this book engages and examines the intersectional canons of these disciplines in order to determine their intra-continental epistemological transformative possibilities within broader, global societal explorations of the current moment of decolonization. Where much of the scholarship on African philosophy has focused on addressing issues associated with the postcolonial task of African self-assertion in the face of or against Euro-modernist hegemony, this innovative book project shifts the focus and broadens the scope away from merely discoursing with the global North by mapping out how philosophy and literature can be viewed as mutually enriching disciplines within and for Africa.
Categories: Philosophy

Runaway Genres

Runaway Genres

Caryl Phillips, A New World Order (New York: Vintage, 2002), 6. Ibid., 304,305.
NoViolet Bulawayo, We Need New Names (New York: Back Bay Books, 2013), 4,
further citations in text. See Helon Habila's review of the novel, “We Need New ...

Author: Yogita Goyal

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 9781479832712

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 280

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Argues that the slave narrative is a new world literary genre In Runaway Genres, Yogita Goyal tracks the emergence of slavery as the defining template through which current forms of human rights abuses are understood. The post-black satire of Paul Beatty and Mat Johnson, modern slave narratives from Sudan to Sierra Leone, and the new Afropolitan diaspora of writers like Teju Cole and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie all are woven into Goyal’s argument for the slave narrative as a new world literary genre, exploring the full complexity of this new ethical globalism. From the humanitarian spectacles of Kony 2012 and #BringBackOurGirls through gothic literature, Runaway Genres unravels, for instance, how and why the African child soldier has now appeared as the afterlife of the Atlantic slave. Goyal argues that in order to fathom forms of freedom and bondage today—from unlawful detention to sex trafficking to the refugee crisis to genocide—we must turn to contemporary literature, which reveals how the literary forms used to tell these stories derive from the antebellum genre of the slave narrative. Exploring the ethics and aesthetics of globalism, the book presents alternative conceptions of human rights, showing that the revival and proliferation of slave narratives offers not just an occasion to revisit the Atlantic past, but also for re-narrating the global present. In reassessing these legacies and their ongoing relation to race and the human, Runaway Genres creates a new map with which to navigate contemporary black diaspora literature.
Categories: Literary Criticism

New York Magazine

New York Magazine

Steinzor's theory must be meant as a form of emotional cauterization (he also
says that the problem of dividing the books and records ... We need new names
for such people as: stepmother, "the children of my first husband's second wife," "
the ...

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Page: 64

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New York magazine was born in 1968 after a run as an insert of the New York Herald Tribune and quickly made a place for itself as the trusted resource for readers across the country. With award-winning writing and photography covering everything from politics and food to theater and fashion, the magazine's consistent mission has been to reflect back to its audience the energy and excitement of the city itself, while celebrating New York as both a place and an idea.
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The New Party

The New Party

A new party it is , and a new name is needed for it . True , the greater part of us
remain to - day just the same as ever ; but we have squeezed out the traitors .
Liberals we called ourselves , and Liberals we still are . We have not altered a jot
or a ...

Author: Andrew Reid

Publisher:

ISBN: MINN:31951002171029J

Category: Christian sociology

Page: 446

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Categories: Christian sociology

British Journal of Dental Science

British Journal of Dental Science

Here , if anywhere , we need the light of many minds , and if medical writers could
be induced to preface their works with concise definitions of those names ... New
names of some kind we must have ; they are absolutely essential to progress .

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: HARVARD:32044103059903

Category: Dentistry

Page:

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Categories: Dentistry

Van Nostrand s Eclectic Engineering Magazine

Van Nostrand s Eclectic Engineering Magazine

We not only have no nature and complexity of the subject , it is nomenclature and
no classification , but we evident that it is a new name we want , not know very
little of the real nature of steel . a new definition . This whole confusion In ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: MSU:31293028120107

Category: Engineering

Page:

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Categories: Engineering

The Annals of Scottish Natural History

The Annals of Scottish Natural History

The dimensions of the series which I have been able to examine are as follows (
in millimetres ) :} Head Hind Tail . Ear . and body ... It is obvious that , according to
the custom of modern naturalists , these two forms of Mice need new names . I ...

Author: John Alexander Harvie-Brown

Publisher:

ISBN: UIUC:30112018250420

Category: Natural history

Page:

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Categories: Natural history

The Methodist Quarterly Review

The Methodist Quarterly Review

This is the dormitive I take to bed - ward ; I need no other laudanum than this to
make me sleep ; after which I close mine ... by enigmatical epithets or first letters
of our names ; to be studied by antiquaries , who we were , and have new names
 ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: WISC:89067562967

Category: Methodist Church

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Categories: Methodist Church

The Brooklyn Council of 1874

The Brooklyn Council of 1874

That new thing , we hold , should bear a new name , that it may not be mistaken ,
and that other principles may not be ... Independency , we have from the very
beginning , for two hundred and fifty years , pointedly , systematically , and ...

Author: Advisory Council of Congregational Churches and Ministers, Brooklyn, 1874

Publisher:

ISBN: HARVARD:AH5XPN

Category: Advisory Council of Congregational Churches and Ministers

Page: 250

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Categories: Advisory Council of Congregational Churches and Ministers

Notes and Queries

Notes and Queries

Whether his " In conclusion we may add the remarks of Patrick language is
precisely that of the time , or the old Hannay ," Oh , the rustics ... I need to choose
a new name when the story was ton , to whose family it has belonged for many
years .

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ISBN: SRLF:A0014507164

Category: Electronic journals

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Categories: Electronic journals

The Gospel in All Lands

The Gospel in All Lands

We have on the three parts monastery which we converted into a chapel and a
composing the Nanking Circuit 132 ... If the Missionary Society would only take
these and we have 400 new names received as probachildren of Providence to ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: WISC:89077063964

Category: Methodist Church

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Categories: Methodist Church

Interact

Interact

CIIR seeks new name NETWORK of faith based organisations has come together
to support religious and traditional ... CIIR ' s director of communications , Nick
Sireau , explains : ' Times are changing fast and we need to reach out to new ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105111057183

Category: Catholic Church and world politics

Page:

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Categories: Catholic Church and world politics

Collaboration Building Common Agendas

Collaboration  Building Common Agendas

They ' re not taking over what the board of education should be doing or what a
superintendent of schools should be ... The learning is going to be continuous
and they ' re not going to have any new names to learn after they get in here in
the ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015062413755

Category: Articulation (Education)

Page: 241

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Categories: Articulation (Education)

Collected Works of Theodore Von K rm n 1952 1963

Collected Works of Theodore Von K  rm  n  1952 1963

New Word on Scene I proposed the name for that : “ Aerothermochemistry ” . The
word " aerothermodynamics ” was proposed by an Italian pioneer in
aerodynamics , General Arturo Gaetano Crocco . After that I said , “ Now we have
not only ...

Author: Theodore Von Kármán

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105030289040

Category: Aerodynamics

Page: 388

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Categories: Aerodynamics

Promises

Promises

Glorious Future “ As for the one who conquers , I will make him a pillar in the
temple of my God ; he will be secure , and ... Here again we have that promise of
the new name , thought by some to be the very name of Christ Himself – certainly
 ...

Author: Bill Bright

Publisher: New Life Publications

ISBN: 0866051783

Category: Devotional calendars

Page: 365

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Categories: Devotional calendars

Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal

Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal

The words canine and feline are perhaps too special to denote these orders ; but
new names would probably be less convenient . In the Ursine order we have a
like difficulty in the name , as in this general division are included three distinct ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:B3506849

Category: Science

Page:

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Categories: Science

Journal of the American Medical Association

Journal of the American Medical Association

Let us suppose that Smith , Jones & Co. invent a more umiform preparation and
incidentally also invent a new name . I. VARIATIONS IN COMMERCIAL BRAND
Should the name " digitalis ” now be dropped from the litera2. If you will turn to ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UCBK:C025549927

Category: Medicine

Page:

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Categories: Medicine

Proceedings of the General Convention of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades

Proceedings of the     General Convention of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades

I'm Gerhard Bergmann , Local 884. And BROTHER BERGMANN : Okay . you
have said to you is a credit . So I say as a painter I need no credit in the
Announce a new era , a new name name of our Union . We have gone to that
unifies all and ...

Author: International Union of Painters and Allied Trades. General Convention

Publisher:

ISBN: CORNELL:31924112344001

Category:

Page:

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