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Body, sexuality, and gender

Author: Flora Veit-Wild; Dirk Naguschewski
Publisher: New York, NY : Rodopi, 2005.
Series: Matatu, no. 29-30.; Versions and subversions in African literatures, 1.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Body, sexuality, and gender.
New York, NY : Rodopi, 2005
(OCoLC)607573192
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Flora Veit-Wild; Dirk Naguschewski
ISBN: 9042016264 9789042016262
OCLC Number: 61500596
Notes: Most of the essays in this volume originated at the international conference "Versions & Subversions in African Literatures," which took place in Berlin in May 2003.
Description: xix, 274 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Lifting the veil of secrecy / Flora Veit-Wild and Dirk Naguschewski --
Gendered bodies. Têtê-à-tête with the chief : post-womanist discourse in Bessie Head's Maru / Chikwenye Okonjo Ogunyemi ; Roots/routes : place, bodies and sexuality in Yvonne Vera's Butterfly burning / Robert Muponde ; Mad body-gifts : a postcolonial myth of motherhood in Calixthe Beyala's Tu t'appelleras tanga / Sigrid G. Köhler ; Male feminist fiction : literary subversions of a gender-biased script / Monica Bungaro --
Queered bodies. Between the arches of queer desire and race : representing bisexual bodies in the Rainbow Nation / Cheryl Stobie ; Queer inclinations and representations : Dambudzo Marechera and Zimbabwean literature / Drew Shaw ; Versions of yearning and dissent : the troping of desire in Yvonne Vera and Tsitsi Dangarembga / Elleke Boehmer ; The emerging lesbian in Nigerian feminist literature / Unoma N. Azuah ; African cinema and representations of (homo)sexuality / Alexie Tcheuyap --
Tainted bodies. Boundless whiteness? : feminism and white women in the mirror of African feminist writing / Susan Arndt ; Altered surfaces : the Ambi Generation of Yvonne Vera's Without a name and Butterfly burning / Jessica Hemmings ; Dark anatomies in Arthur Nortje's poetry / Sarah Nuttall ; Forbidden bodies : relocation and empowerment in Williams Sassine's novels / Alioune Sow --
Violated bodies. From the horse's mouth : the politics of remembrance in women's writing on the Nigerian Civil War / Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo ; Nigerian war literature by women : from civil war to gender war / Marion Pape ; Writing sexual violence : words and silences in Yvonne Vera's Under the tongue / Martina Kopr ; Reading the unspeakable : rape in J.M. Coetzee's Disgrace.
Series Title: Matatu, no. 29-30.; Versions and subversions in African literatures, 1.
Responsibility: edited by Flora Veit-Wild & Dirk Naguschewski.

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