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Ngambika : studies of women in African literature

Author: Carole Boyce Davies; Anne Adams Graves
Publisher: Trenton, N.J. : Africa World Press, ©1986.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ngambika.
Trenton, N.J. : Africa World Press, ©1986
(OCoLC)568764228
Online version:
Ngambika.
Trenton, N.J. : Africa World Press, ©1986
(OCoLC)607881369
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carole Boyce Davies; Anne Adams Graves
ISBN: 0865430187 9780865430181 0865430179 9780865430174
OCLC Number: 13169422
Description: xi, 298 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : Feminist consciousness and African literary criticism / Carole Boyce Davies --
Images of women in African literature : some examples of inequality in the colonial period / Esther Y. Smith --
Women in man's exploration of his country, his world : Chraibi's Succession ouverte / Rafika Merini --
Women and alienation : analysis of the works of two Francophone African novelists / Karen Smyley-Wallace --
Maidens, mistresses and matrons : feminine images in selected Soyinka works / Carole Boyce Davies --
Parasites and prophets : the use of women in Ayi Kwei Armah's novels / Abena P.A. Busia --
African womanhood : the contrasting perspectives of Flora Nwapa's Efuru and Elechi Amadi's The concubine / Naana Banyiwa-Horne --
Works of Henri Lopes : a forum for African women's consciousness / Anne Adams Graves --
Daughters of Moombi : Ngugi's heroines and traditional Gikuyu aesthetics / Charles Nama --
Feminist impulse and social realism in Ama Ata Aidoo's No sweetness here and Our sister Killjoy / Chimalum Nwankwo --
Concept of choice in Mariama Ba's fiction / Irene Assiba d'Almeida --
Reintegration with the lost self : a study of Buchi Emecheta's Double yoke / Marie Linton Umeh --
Songs from silence : Hausa women's poetry / Beverly Mack --
Through her prism of social and political contexts : Sembene's female characters in Tribal scars / Brenda Berrian --
Women as scapegoats of culture and cult : an activist's view of female circumcision in Ngugi's The river between / Tobe Levin --
Okigbo's Labyrinths and the context of Ibgo attitudes to the female principle / Elaine Savory Fido --
Motherhood in the works of male and female Igbo writers : Achebe, Emecheta, Nwapa and Nzekwu / Carole Boyce Davies --
Grandmother in African and African-American literature / Mildred Hill-Lubin --
Marriage, tradition and woman's pursuit of happiness in the novels of Mariama Ba / Edris Makward.
Responsibility: edited by Carole Boyce Davies & Anne Adams Graves.

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