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The various manifestations of *DELUSIONS OF MORAL INNOCENCE THAT HAS THE AFRICAN *of moral innocence that has held the from the onerous task of bearing responsibility for their countries; it argues that one of the ways to recast the African leaders' responsibility towards Africa is to let go on the

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hand the of the West and on the other of the search for the innocent African experience and cultures Relying on the insights of thinkers such as Frantz Fanon Wole Soyinka Kwame Anthony Appiah Achille Mbembe and Wolgang Welsch this book suggests new approach to interpreting African experiences It discusses select African works of fiction as a paradigm for new interpretations of African experiences. The postcolonial African culture as it is discoursed in the academia is Influenced By Africa's *influenced by Africa's to colonialism To the degree it is a response it is to considerably reactive and lacks forceful moral incentives for social critical consciousness and nation building uite on the contrary it allows especially African political leaders to luxuriate in the delusions of moral rectitude imploring at will the evil of imperialism as a buffer to their disregard of their people of moral rectitude imploring at will the evil of imperialism as a buffer to their disregard of their people book acknowledges the social and psychological devastations of colonialism on the African world It however argues that the totality of African intellectual response to colonialism and Western. Postcolonial Imaginations and Moral Representations in African Literature and Culture

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Imperialism is eually if not damaging to the African world In what ways does the average damaging to the African world In what ways does the average leader indeed the average African udge and respond to his world How does he conceive of his responsibility towards his community and societyThe most obvious impact of African response to colonialism is the implicit search for a pristine innocent paradigms in for instance literary philosophical social political and gender studies This search has its own moral implication in the sense that *it makes the taking of responsibility on individual *makes the taking of responsibility on individual social level highly difficult Focusing on the moral impact of responses to colonialism in Africa and the African Diaspora this book analyzes. ,