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White women writers and their African invention

Author: Simon Lewis
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Framing boundaries for postcolonial and gender studies, this literary history examines the lives and work of two of the most controversial writers about Africa, Olive Schreiner and Karen Blixen. Each  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographies
Named Person: Olive Schreiner; Isak Dinesen; Olive Schreiner; Isak Dinesen; Isak Dinesen; Olive Schreiner; Tania Blixen; Olive Schreiner
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Lewis
ISBN: 0813026520 9780813026527
OCLC Number: 52374843
Description: viii, 263 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1: "I" --
1. The invention of the "I" --
2. Of masquerades and masks: miming and alterity --
3. The childless mother and motherless child, or the orphanhood of the white woman writer in Africa --
Part 2: "Had a farm" --
4. Stories of African farms and the politics of landscape --
5. Culture, cultivation, and colonialism in Out of Africa and beyond --
6. Violence and voluntarism: the will to power and the will to die --
Part 3: "In Africa" --
7. X-ing out Africa to produce something new --
8. Graves with a view: atavism and the European history of Africa.
Responsibility: Simon Lewis.

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