Contemporary African Literature and the Politics of Gender (Paperback)Florence Stratton (author)
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In this first radical and exciting work Florence Stratton outlines the features of an emerging female tradition in African fiction. A chapter is dedicated to each to the works of four women writers: Grace Ogot, Flora Nwapa, Buchi Emecheta and Mariama Ba. In addition she provides challenging new readings of canonical male authors such as Chinua Achebe, Ngugi wa Thiongo'o and Wole Soyinka. Contemporary African Literature and the Politics of Gender thus provides the first truly comprehensive definition of the current literary tradition in Africa.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 272 g
Dimensions: 216 x 138 x 18 mm
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