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Writing Africa in the short story

Author: Ernest Emenyo̲nu
Publisher: Oxford : James Currey, 2013.
Series: African literature today, 31.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The success of the Caine Prize for African Writing and the growth of online publishing have played key roles in putting the short story in its rightful place within the study and criticism of African  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Emenyo̲nu
ISBN: 9781847010810 1847010814 9789780812171 9780812172
OCLC Number: 858312747
Description: xii, 179 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: 'Once upon a time begins a story ... ' / Ernest N. Emenyou --
'Real Africa'/'Which Africa?' : the critique of mimetic realism in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's short fiction / Eve Eisenberg --
Writing apartheid: Miriam Tlali's Soweto Stories / Mary Jane Androne --
Articulations of home & Muslim identity in the short stories of Leila Aboulela / Lindsey Zanchettin --
Ugandan women in contest with reality : Mary K. Okurutu's A Woman's voice & the women's future / Iniobong I. Uko --
Snapshots of the Botswana nation : Bessie Head's The Collector of treasures & other Botswana Village tales as a national project / Louisa Uchum Egbunike --
Widowhood : institutionalized dead weight to personal identity & dignity : a reading of Ifeoma Okoye's The Trial & other stories / Regina Okafor --
Feminist censure of marriage in Islamic societies : a thematic analysis of Alifa Rifaat's short stories / Juliana Daniels --
Diaspora identities in short fiction by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie & Sefi Atta / Rose A. Sackeyfio --
Exposition of apartheid South African violence & injustice in Alex Ia Guma's short stories / Blessing Diala-Ogamba --
Locating a genre: is Zimbabwe a short story country? / Tinashe Mushakavanhu --
Mohammed Dib's short stories on the memory of Algeria / Imene Moulati --
Ama Ata Aidoo's short stories : empowering the African girl-child / Hellen Roselyne Shigali --
Ama Ata Aidoo : an interview for ALT / Maureen Eke, Vincent Odamtten & Stephanie Newell.
Series Title: African literature today, 31.
Responsibility: editor, Ernest Emenyo̲nu.

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