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Little Magazine, World Form$
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Eric Bulson

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780231179768

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231179768.001.0001

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Little postcolonial magazines

Little postcolonial magazines

Chapter:
(p.189) No. 5 Little postcolonial magazines
Source:
Little Magazine, World Form
Author(s):

Eric Bulson

Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231179768.003.0006

In Nigeria and Uganda during 1950s and 60s, the little magazine was being nurtured by postcolonial nations looking to produce a literature that was regional, national, and global. By importing the foreign form of the little magazine, a diasporic network was created linking newly independent African nations with cities in the United Kingdom, Europe, North America, and the West Indies. Black Orpheus (Nigeria), Transition (Uganda), Bim (Barbados), Kyk-Over-al (Guyana), and The Beacon (Trinidad), accommodated a black internationalism that challenged the hegemony of a globalized book business (anchored in London and New York) actively repackaging “African writers” for a Western audience.

Keywords:   little magazine, black internationalism, postcolonial

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