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Otherworldly Powers? Narrative Functions of the Supernatural in Flemish and Congolese Literature before and after CongoU+2019s Independence (1945-1975) (3E001519)

Between 1945 and 1975, magical powers, curses and transcendent visions played a decisive role in Flemish literature about Congo, shaping the narrative and evoking different worldviews. Impossible phenomena in science fiction or fantastic literature have s

Date:1 Oct 2019 →  30 Sep 2022
Keywords:Literature about Congo, Narratology, Postcolonial Literature, Dutch Literature, Unnatural narratology, The Supernatural, Comparative Literature