The Pathology of Relational Aesthetics and the Anomaly of Adaptive Behavior of Transformation in Nuruddin Farah’s Crossbones (2011)

  • Souleymane Diallo Arts Cultures and Civilizations Doctoral School, Postcolonial and African Studies Laboratory, Anglophone Department, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dakar, Senegal
Keywords: Relationism, Relationalism, Relational aesthetic, Relational Model, Relational aggression, Social constructionism


The postmodernist material cause of the schema of Crossbones implies an innovative method and a meta-cognition realm within postcolonial system of proposition and metadata, involves a new approach of intellection in the perspective relational values and relational frame theory stand as a dimensionality of understanding and a generative and transformative reality. Through an object program and a normative functionalism, Farah installs a psycho-functionalist perspective in the run to transcend the realm of ethnocentrism and relegio-politico social theory concerning the domain of formal conception and perception of relationalism. This persistence relates to an alternative understanding, a modality and property differentiation concerning the relational aesthetic and the status quo of the Be-ing, and a transformative reform about human intellect prerequisites and requests. in this dynamic of social practice and evidence-based practice, the relational aesthetic theory within Farah evolves his docufiction, define a method of linguistic performance and a relational expression that focuses on a conceivable representation of truth and experience.


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How to Cite
Diallo, S. (2022). The Pathology of Relational Aesthetics and the Anomaly of Adaptive Behavior of Transformation in Nuruddin Farah’s Crossbones (2011). Journal La Sociale, 3(3), 87-97.