• Maximilian Feldner
Part of the African Histories and Modernities book series (AHAM)


Referring to Rita Felski’s discussion concerning the functions of literature, this chapter serves as a conclusion to this study’s exploration of Nigerian diaspora literature. Summarizing the findings, it outlines the functions this literature fulfils, particularly the narrativization and transmission of information about life in Nigeria and experiences of migration. Nevertheless, the chapter ends the book with the assertion that, instead of concentrating on this literature’s utility, the novels discussed should, first and foremost, be read for the literary pleasures they provide.


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  • Maximilian Feldner
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  1. 1.University of GrazGrazAustria

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