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A rain of words : a bilingual anthology of women's poetry in Francophone Africa

Author: Irène Assiba d' Almeida; Janis Alene Mayes
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2009.
Series: CARAF books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Although the past two decades have seen a wide recognition of the notable fiction written in French by African women, little attention has been given to their equally significant poetry. A Rain of Words is the first comprehensive attempt to survey the poetic production of these women, collecting work by forty-seven poets from a dozen francophone African countries. Some are established writers; others are only  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anthologie
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rain of words.
Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2009
(OCoLC)680579586
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Irène Assiba d' Almeida; Janis Alene Mayes
ISBN: 9780813927657 081392765X 9780813927664 0813927668
OCLC Number: 244701530
Language Note: Text in English and French.
Description: xxxvii, 293 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: CARAF books.
Responsibility: edited by Irène Assiba d'Almeida ; translated by Janis A. Mayes.
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Attempts to survey the poetic production of African women, collecting work by forty-seven poets from a dozen francophone African countries. This title includes poems which are accompanied by brief  Read more...

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