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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
African women writing resistance.
Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, c2010
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jennifer Browdy de Hernandez; et al
|ISBN:||9780299236632 0299236633 1282697463 9781282697461|
|Description:||1 online resource (xxi, 337 p.)|
|Contents:||pt. 1. Engaging with tradition --
pt. 2. Speaking out : young women on sexuality --
pt. 3. Challenging the institution of marriage --
pt. 4. Focusing on survival : women's health issues --
pt. 5. Taking a stand : women as activists against war, environmental degradation, and social conflict --
pt. 6. Writing from a different place : perspectives on exile and diaspora --
pt. 7. Standing at the edge of time : African women's visions of the past, present, and future.
|Series Title:||Women in Africa and the diaspora.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Jennifer Browdy de Hernandez ... [et al.].|
Resistance, when effective, brings change. Reading "African Women Writing Resistance" will erase disinterest and ennui, and perhaps that is the first step toward supporting these writers admirable