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Title: The Old Man and the Medal. Novelist: Ferdinand Oyono. Setting: Cameroon before independence. This novel fiercely satires the colonial situation through the eyes of Africans. Meka, an old villager has always been loyal to the white men. It is this pride he first hears he has to receive a medal. While waiting for the. Whims] (), the Cameroonian Ferdinand Oyono's Houseboy () and The Old Man and the Medal. () was edifying. These two writers, although being themselves fruits of the colonial school, succeeded to be different from the non- committed novelists by a straight out denunciation of colonial system practices. Editorial Reviews. Review. "The novel is rich with humorous and ironic insight about both Africans and Europeans in Africa. The ignorance and hypocrisy of many of the French colonialists is trenchantly critiqued by Oyono. The book is both tender and sharp toward the African communities it portrays." --Thomas Lynn, Penn.
An account of the narrative voice in Ferdinand Oyono's The Old Man and the. Medal () and Houseboy () is essential if the novels are to be fully appreciated. I The mosi recent considerable study of Oyono's fiction is by Eustace . Palmer, and it lacks this kind of critical attention.* Though his account tries to deal with. Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. Page 1 of 4. [ad] The Old Man And The Medal PDF.  The Old Man and the. Medal PDF. The Old Man and the Medal by Ferdinand Oyono. [ File]: The Old Man And The Medal 1. Page 1 of 4. Page 2 of 4. [ad] The Old Man And The Medal PDF. The Old Man and the Medal PDF.
Ferdinand Oyono. (14September lO]une ). Kasongo M. Kapanga. University of Richmond. BOOKS: Une vie de boy (Paris: Julliard, ); trans- lated by John Reed as Houseboy (London: Hei- nemann, );. Le vieux negre et la medaille (Paris: Julliard, ); translated by Reed as The Old Man and the. Medal.