The Resource Contemporary African literature and the politics of gender, Florence Stratton, (electronic resource)

Contemporary African literature and the politics of gender, Florence Stratton, (electronic resource)

Label
Contemporary African literature and the politics of gender
Title
Contemporary African literature and the politics of gender
Statement of responsibility
Florence Stratton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first extensive account of African literature from a feminist perspective, looking at the effect of gender and patriarchy on African literature and the contributions of African women writers. Also includes new readings of canonical male writers
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stratton, Florence
Dewey number
809/.8896/082
Index
index present
LC call number
PR9340.5
LC item number
.S77 1994eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African literature (English)
  • African literature (French)
  • Feminism and literature
  • Women and literature
  • Sex role in literature
Label
Contemporary African literature and the politics of gender, Florence Stratton, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.netLibrary.com.ezproxy.lonestar.edu/urlapi.asp?action=summary&v=1&bookid=68604
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: Exclusionary practices -- I. Aspects of the male literary tradition. 1. How Could Things Fall Apart for Whom They Were Not Together? 2. The Mother Africa Trope -- II. Room for women. 3. Men Fall Apart: Grace Ogot's novels and short stories. 4. Flora Nwapa and the Female Novel of Development. 5. 'Their New Sister': Buchi Emecheta and the contemporary African literary tradition. 6. 'Literature As A...Weapon': The novels of Mariama Ba -- III. Men write back. 7. Gender on the Agenda: Novels of the 1980s by Ngugi and Achebe -- Conclusion: Redefining the African literary tradition
Control code
ocm50321296
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 200 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203302729
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 689308
  • (OCoLC)50321296
Label
Contemporary African literature and the politics of gender, Florence Stratton, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.netLibrary.com.ezproxy.lonestar.edu/urlapi.asp?action=summary&v=1&bookid=68604
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: Exclusionary practices -- I. Aspects of the male literary tradition. 1. How Could Things Fall Apart for Whom They Were Not Together? 2. The Mother Africa Trope -- II. Room for women. 3. Men Fall Apart: Grace Ogot's novels and short stories. 4. Flora Nwapa and the Female Novel of Development. 5. 'Their New Sister': Buchi Emecheta and the contemporary African literary tradition. 6. 'Literature As A...Weapon': The novels of Mariama Ba -- III. Men write back. 7. Gender on the Agenda: Novels of the 1980s by Ngugi and Achebe -- Conclusion: Redefining the African literary tradition
Control code
ocm50321296
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 200 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203302729
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 689308
  • (OCoLC)50321296

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