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The Resource African feminist fiction and indigenous values, Donald R. Wehrs

African feminist fiction and indigenous values, Donald R. Wehrs

Label
African feminist fiction and indigenous values
Title
African feminist fiction and indigenous values
Statement of responsibility
Donald R. Wehrs
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wehrs, Donald R
Dewey number
823/.91099287/096
Index
index present
LC call number
PR9344
LC item number
.W44 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African fiction (English)
  • Feminism and literature
  • African fiction (French)
  • Women and literature
  • Feminist fiction
  • Indigenous peoples in literature
  • Social values in literature
  • Sex role in literature
  • Women in literature
Label
African feminist fiction and indigenous values, Donald R. Wehrs
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-249) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. African Fiction's Challenge to the Modern West. Encountering Africa in contemporary western theory and representation. Postmodernism, cultural otherness, and the ethical stake in close reading -- pt. II. Reading African Feminist Fiction. Culture's relation to identity and value in Efuru and The stillborn. Tenderness, piety, and cosmopolitan humanism in Une si longue lettre. Acculturation and decolonization in Tsitsi Dangarembga's Nervous conditions. Ambiguous freedom in Ama Ata Aidoo's Changes. Self-assertion, piety, and ethical responsibility in Buchi Emecheta's Kehinde. Conclusion: The challenge of decolonizing the West's reading of African fiction
Control code
ocm45413539
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 259 pages
Isbn
9780813018843
Lccn
00053664
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(Sirsi) 263812
Label
African feminist fiction and indigenous values, Donald R. Wehrs
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-249) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. African Fiction's Challenge to the Modern West. Encountering Africa in contemporary western theory and representation. Postmodernism, cultural otherness, and the ethical stake in close reading -- pt. II. Reading African Feminist Fiction. Culture's relation to identity and value in Efuru and The stillborn. Tenderness, piety, and cosmopolitan humanism in Une si longue lettre. Acculturation and decolonization in Tsitsi Dangarembga's Nervous conditions. Ambiguous freedom in Ama Ata Aidoo's Changes. Self-assertion, piety, and ethical responsibility in Buchi Emecheta's Kehinde. Conclusion: The challenge of decolonizing the West's reading of African fiction
Control code
ocm45413539
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 259 pages
Isbn
9780813018843
Lccn
00053664
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(Sirsi) 263812

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