The Semeiotic of Africanicity in Gaston Kaboré’s film Buud Yam

Tydskrif vir Letterkunde

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Title The Semeiotic of Africanicity in Gaston Kaboré’s film Buud Yam
 
Creator de B’béri, Boulou Ebanda
 
Subject Africanicity
black cinemas
cultural ideologies
conjunctural articulation
 
Description The film Buud Yam (Gaston Kaboré, 1997) articulates a discursive character suitable for illustrating a semiotics of “Africanicity” in black African cinemas. Through the triadic relation of the signs proposed by Charles S. Peirce and the conjunctural articulation suggested by Stuart Hall, this article wants to unpack the discursive modality of the scriptural articulation, recurrent in Black African cinema. With this methodology, the author illustrates a semiotics overloaded with cultural ideologies that uses the body of the Africans as a transnational vehicle from where materializes the political condition of possibility of Africanicity, as an oppositional expression to the nationalist frameworks and the nationalism paradigms. 
 
Publisher Tydskrif vir Letterkunde Association
 
Date 2019-08-29
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://journals.assaf.org.za/index.php/tvl/article/view/6877
10.17159/2309-9070/tvl.v.44i1.6877
 
Source Tydskrif vir Letterkunde; Vol 44 No 1 (2007)
2309-9070
0041-476X
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://journals.assaf.org.za/index.php/tvl/article/view/6877/8329
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2019 Tydskrif vir Letterkunde
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0
 

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