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Arms akimbo : Africana women in contemporary literature

Auteur: Janice Liddell; Yakini Belinda Kemp
Uitgever: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©1999.
Editie/Formaat:   Boek : Deelstaats- of provinciale overheidsuitgave : EngelsAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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"In an examination of the fiction of contemporary women writers of the African Diaspora, these writers engage important texts from writers in Africa, the Caribbean, and the United States, largely ignored by mainstream literary scholars. They employ fresh and poignant critical perspectives accessible to both scholars and students. The editors provide a comprehensive historical and critical overview of black women's  Meer lezen...
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Genre/Vorm: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Genre: Overheidsuitgave, Deelstaats- of provinciale overheidsuitgave
Soort document: Boek
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Janice Liddell; Yakini Belinda Kemp
ISBN: 0813017289 9780813017280
OCLC-nummer: 41944618
Beschrijving: xii, 268 p. ; 24 cm.
Inhoud: Psychic rage and response: the enslaved and the enslaver in Sherley Anne Williams's Dessa Rose / Emma Waters-Dawson --
Voyages beyond lust and lactation: the climacteric as seen in novels by Sylvia Wynter, Beryl Gilroy, and Paule Marshall / Janice Lee Liddell --
A woman's art; a woman's craft: the self in Ntozake Shange's Sassafras, cypress, and indigo / Carol Marsh-Lockett --
Coming home to herself: autonomy and self-conversion in Flora Nwapa's One is enough / Australia Tarver --
When difference is not the dilemma: the black woman couple in African American women's fiction / Yakini B. Kemp --"Devouring gods" and "Sacrificial animals": The male-female relationship in Ama Ata Aidoo's Changes: a love story / Wei-hsiung (Kitty) Wu --
Snapshots of childhood life in Jamaica Kincaid's fiction / Brenda F. Berrian --
Fire and ice: the socioeconomics of romantic love in Elizabeth Nunez-Harrell's When rocks dance / Thelma B. Thompson-Deloatch --
Agents of pain and redemption in Sapphire's Push / Janice Lee Liddell --
Romantic love and the individual in novels by Mariama B,́ Buchi Emecheta, and Bessie Head / Yakini B. Kemp --
The politics of exile: Ama Ata Aidoo's Our sister Killjoy / Gay Wilentz --
"Sense make befoh book": Grenadian popular culture and the rhetoric of revolution in Merle Collins's Angel and the Colour of forgetting / Carolyn Cooper --
Meditations on her/story: Maryse Conde's I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem and the slave narrative tradition / Paula C. Barnes --
Guyana's historical sociology and the novels of Beryl Gilroy and Grace Nichols / Erna Brodber --
Textual deviancy and cultural syncretism: romantic fiction as a subversive strain in Africana women's writing / Jane Bryse and Kari Dako --
"A girl marries a monkey": the folktale as an expression of value and change in society / N.J. Opoku-Agyemang --
Revolutionary brilliance: the Afrofemcentric aesthetic / Zain A. Muse (Omisola Alleyne)
Verantwoordelijkheid: edited by Janice Lee Liddell and Yakini Belinda Kemp.

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In an examination of the fiction of contemporary women writers of the African Diaspora, the contributions in this volume engage texts from writers in Africa, the Caribbean and the United States,  Meer lezen...

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