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Title:
Nwanyibu : womanbeing & African literature
Author:
Egejuru, Phanuel Akubueze.
Edition:
First Africa World Press, Inc. edition.
Publication Information:
Trenton, NJ : Africa World Press, 1997.
Physical Description:
168 pages ; 23 cm.
General Note:
"17th Annual Meeting of the African Literature Association held at Loyola University in New Orleans, Louisiana, from March 20 to 23, 1991"--P. [1].
Language:
English
Contents:
The paradox of womanbeing and the female principle in Igbo cosmology / Phanuel Akubueze Egejuru -- A reading of Ama Ata Aidoo's Anowa / N. Jane Opoku-Agyemang -- Female perspectives in African literature / Emmanuel Obiechina -- Female choices, the militant option in Buchi Emecheta's Destination Biafra and Alice Walker's Meridian / Pauline Ada Uwakweh -- Beyond femaleness, Beryl Markham, Africa's adopted daughter in West with the wind / Mary A. McCay -- The dynamics of power in Mudimbe's Before the birth of the moon / Janice Spleth -- The battlefield of politics and selfhood in Bessie Head's A question of power / Natasha Vaubel -- Black women writers, English fiction in a new South Africa / Elizabeth Taylor -- Zoe Wicomb's You can't get lost in Cape Town, "A new clean Voice" / Carol Sicherman -- From La Noire de... to Milk and Honey, Portraits of the alienated African woman / Janis L. Pallister -- Sow Fall, Sembene, Achebe and Senghor, literary representations of political realities / Hal Wylie -- Anti-colonialist and womanist discourse in the works of Jamaica Kincaid and Simone Schwwarz-Bart / Gerise Herndon.
ISBN:
9780865436176

9780865436183
Format :
Book

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#"17th Annual Meeting of the African Literature Association held at Loyola University in New Orleans, Louisiana, from March 20 to 23, 1991"--T.p. verso.#Includes bibliographical references.


Summary

#"17th Annual Meeting of the African Literature Association held at Loyola University in New Orleans, Louisiana, from March 20 to 23, 1991"--T.p. verso.#Includes bibliographical references.


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