Crosby's Nwantinti:

Jingyi Li
2021 Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Language, Art and Cultural Exchange (ICLACE 2021)   unpublished
The American modern history does great help in getting Igbo culture involved. As an Igbo descent, Njideka Akunyili Crosby explores different cultural identifications which define her both as a Nigerian and a modern artist. Her work Nwantinti is one of the most representative works of her efforts to negotiate the cultural terrain between her modern and native identities. This study depicts basic elements of Nwantinti with both the internal logic and a Lacanianism approach. It is argued that
more » ... inti signifies a highly intensified feeling of intimacy. The collective memory that portraits her childhood plays the role of background, while spatial imagination of sociality serves the constructional one.
doi:10.2991/assehr.k.210609.002 fatcat:76l2f7zf55ac5et4va2gohf2la