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Bessie Head : subversive identities in exile

Author: Huma Ibrahim
Publisher: Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the foremost African writers of our time, who dispelled the silence between colonial and feminist discourses by "talking back," Bessie Head at last gets her due in this first book-length, comprehensive study of her work. This book locates Head's unquestionable importance in the canon of African literature. Author Huma Ibrahim argues that unless we are able to look at the merging of women's sexual and
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Bessie Head; Bessie Head; Bessie Head; Bessie Head; Bessie Head; Bessie Head
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Huma Ibrahim
ISBN: 0813916852 9780813916859
OCLC Number: 34553531
Description: ix, 252 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Huma Ibrahim.

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