BIBLIOGRAPHIE DE FERDINAND OYONO PDF

His literary work is recognised for a sense of irony that reveals how easily people can be fooled. Writing in French in the s, Oyono had only a brief literary career, but his anti-colonialist novels are considered classics of 20th century African literature ; his first novel, Une vie de boy —published in and later translated as Houseboy —is considered particularly important. Beginning in the s, Oyono had a long career of service as a diplomat and as a minister in the government of Cameroon. As one of President Paul Biya 's top associates, he ultimately served as Minister of Foreign Affairs from to and then as Minister of State for Culture from to Oyono was born near Ebolowa in the South Province of Cameroon.

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His literary work is recognised for a sense of irony that reveals how easily people can be fooled. Writing in French in the s, Oyono had only a brief literary career, but his anti-colonialist novels are considered classics of 20th century African literature ; his first novel, Une vie de boy —published in and later translated as Houseboy —is considered particularly important.

Beginning in the s, Oyono had a long career of service as a diplomat and as a minister in the government of Cameroon. As one of President Paul Biya 's top associates, he ultimately served as Minister of Foreign Affairs from to and then as Minister of State for Culture from to Oyono was born near Ebolowa in the South Province of Cameroon.

Following Cameroon's independence, Oyono was a member of the Cameroonian delegation to the United Nations in , when the country was admitted to the UN.

Oyono subsequently served as Cameroon's ambassador to various countries from to He was briefly the Ambassador to Liberia in , then served as ambassador to the Benelux countries and the European Communities from to and as ambassador to France, with additional accreditation for Spain, Italy, Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia, from to Oyono remained in the post for about a year before Biya instead appointed him as Minister of Town Planning and Housing in After nearly ten years as Minister of State for Culture, Oyono was dismissed from the government on 7 September As the representative of President Biya, Oyono attended a play commemorating Cameroon's independence struggle and the country's subsequent reunification on 14 May ; the play was part of festivities marking Cameroon's 50th year of independence from France.

Reportedly Oyono fell ill at the presidential palace after a reception for the Secretary-General; he received immediate medical attention and an ambulance was called, but he quickly died. Secretary-General Ban, meanwhile, expressed sadness during a speech to the National Assembly of Cameroon.

An official funeral was held for Oyono with a series of events beginning on 24 June [18] and concluding with his burial at Ngoazip, near Ebolowa, on 26 June.

Oyono's novels were written in French in the late s and were only translated into English a decade or two afterward. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Diplomatic and political career [ edit ] Oyono was born near Ebolowa in the South Province of Cameroon.

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Une étude thématique d’une vie de boy de ferdinand oyono

Glissant, like Meschonnic, proposes a translation approach which should be able to give full account of the heterolingualism as well as of the orality and rhythm of the literary text. Making use of this approach, the present paper examines the imaginary of the German translation of novels from the Cameroonian author Ferdinand Oyono. Une bonne partie des personnages locaux, en effet, ne parlent que le mvema. Der Gefreite schluckte seine Speichel hinunter und legte seinen ganzen Groll in den Blick, mit dem er Meka ansah. Je vois. Ngalasso-Mwatha, dir. Ngalasso-Mwatha dir.

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Oyono, Ferdinand 1929–

Oyono wrote these novels while he was a student in France during the s, a time when Cameroonians were lobbying for independence. Thus it is not surprising that after Cameroon achieved full independence on January 1, , Oyono laid down his pen in favor of aiding his country in other ways. He was raised by his mother, a devout Catholic, who left her husband when he would not give up his polygamous lifestyle. Oyono was active in the Catholic church as a choirboy and studied with a priest. After earning his diploma from the local school in Ebolowa, he worked as a servant for missionaries before studying at a high school in France.

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