Transgressing boundaries. : gender, identity, culture, and the 'other' in postcolonial women's.

Fictions written between 1939 and 2005 by indigenous and white (post)colonial women writers emerging from an African-European cultural experience form the focus of this study. Their voyages into the European diasporic space in Africa are important for conveying how African women's literature is...

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Main Author: Oldfield, Elizabeth F.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: [Place of publication not identified] : Editions Rodopi B V, 2013.
Series:Cross/Cultures - Readings in the Post/Colonial Literatures in English.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Summary:Fictions written between 1939 and 2005 by indigenous and white (post)colonial women writers emerging from an African-European cultural experience form the focus of this study. Their voyages into the European diasporic space in Africa are important for conveying how African women's literature is situated in relation to colonialism. Notwithstanding the centrality of African literature in the new postcolonial literatures in English, the accomplishments of the indigenous writer Grace Ogot have been eclipsed by the critical attention given to her male counterparts, while Elspeth Huxley, Barbara Kim.
Physical Description:1 online resource
ISBN:9401209553
9789401209557
9042036974
9789042036970