Charles TERSEER AkwenUniversity of Lagos (Nigeria).
Charles TERSEER Akwen
Creative Writing, Film Studies and Rights Advocate
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This paper focuses on the delineation of the phenomenology of Lagos’s cityscape in the cross-sectional poems of contemporary Nigerian poets. While there is abundant literature on the city and fiction, the same cannot be said for the city and poetry, especially from the African perspective. Being often referenced in the portrayal of social contradic...
An attempt to illustrate how the environment has a far-reaching, marked impact on literature in respect of Chimeka Garricks’s Tomorrow Died Yesterday (2010) entails an eclectic, cross-disciplinary preoccupation. It is an initiative that considers why Niger Delta’s youths have to contend with not only enduring economic disenfranchisement but also en...