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Book Book Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue
Title:African women novelists: re-imaging gender
Editors:Pandurang, Mala
Bartels, Anke
City of publisher:New Delhi
Publisher:Pencraft International
ISBN:8190941631; 9788190941631
Geographic term:Africa
Subjects:women writers
Abstract:This collective volume on women novelists from Africa contains 13 contributions which are grouped into five parts. Part I, Pioneering voices: Gender on agenda: African womanhood in Flora Nwapa's 'Efuru' (Nigeria) (James Tar Tsaaior); Grace Ogot: re-imaging gender in Kenyan literature (Michael Wainaina and Evelyn Hongo); Buchi Emecheta: re-imaging the African feminine self (Nigeria) (Margaret A. Cox). Part II, Deconstructing patriarchal narratives: Mariama Ba: (re)-creating, (re)-membering quiescent selves (Senegal) (Kanshi Vashist); Deconstructing patriarchal images of woman: Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo's 'The last of the strong ones' (Nigeria) (Ojo Olorunleke); Irreverent believers in lost causes: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's incorrigible women (Nigeria) (Shreya Bhattacharji). Part III, The politics of (self-)representation: A historiographical study of the works of LaRay Denzer, Bolanle Awe (Nigeria) and Nina Mba (Saheed Aderinto); Representations of black women in Nadine Gordimer's short fiction (South Africa) (Kusha Sharma); Dyadic relationship and disclosure of self: Doris Lessing's 'Under my skin' (Zimbabwe) (Ammalu Kutty). Part IV, Women and war narratives: 'The stone virgins': Vera's new image of African women (Zimbabwe) (Marlene De La Cruz-Guzmán); Tsitsi's Tambudzai: the nervous condition of 'The book of not' (Zimbabwe) (Pauline Dodgson-Katiyo). Part V, Diaspora/exile: Calixthe Beyala: individual representations of 'universal' female experiences (Franco-Cameroonian)(Jennifer T. Westmoreland Bouchard); Khatibi's 'bi-langue' and Sebbar's 'fitna': nomadization of gender (Maghreb) (Julian Vigo). [ASC Leiden abstract]