The Resource Motherlands : Black women's writing from Africa, the Caribbean, and South Asia, Susheila Nasta, editor

Motherlands : Black women's writing from Africa, the Caribbean, and South Asia, Susheila Nasta, editor

Label
Motherlands : Black women's writing from Africa, the Caribbean, and South Asia
Title
Motherlands
Title remainder
Black women's writing from Africa, the Caribbean, and South Asia
Statement of responsibility
Susheila Nasta, editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
820.9/9287
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PR9340.5
LC item number
.M67 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Nasta, Susheila
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  • African literature (English)
  • Caribbean literature (English)
  • West Indian literature (English)
  • South Asian literature (English)
  • English literature
  • Women and literature
  • Women, Black, in literature
  • Blacks in literature
  • Literatura caribeña (Inglesa)
  • Literatura inglesa
  • Literatura inglesa
  • Mujeres negras
  • Mujeres negras en la literatura
  • Negros en la literatura
  • Littérature africaine (anglaise)
  • Littérature antillaise (anglaise)
  • Littérature sud-asiatique
  • Littérature anglaise
  • Noires
  • Écrits de femmes africains (anglais)
  • Écrits de femmes antillais (anglais)
  • Noires dans la littérature
  • Noirs dans la littérature
  • Commonwealth
  • Frauenliteratur
  • Aufsatzsammlung
  • Schwarzafrika
  • Englisch
  • Westindien
  • Schwarze
  • Südasien
Label
Motherlands : Black women's writing from Africa, the Caribbean, and South Asia, Susheila Nasta, editor
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-357) and index
Contents
  • Stories of women and mothers : gender and nationalism in the early fiction of Flora Nwapa -- Untold story and the retold story : intertextuality in post-colonial women's fiction -- Searching voices : Anita Desai's Clear light of day and Nayantara Sahgal's Rich like us -- "Something ancestral recaptured" : spirit possession as trope in selected feminist fictions of the African diaspora -- Rebellious women : fictional biographies : Nawal el Sa'adawi's Woman at point zero and Mariama Bä's So long a letter -- "Dangerous knowledge" and the poetics of survival : a reading of Our sister killjoy and A Question of power -- Mothers or sisters? identity, discourse and audience in the writing of Ama Ata Aidoo and Mariama Bä -- Search for freedom in Indian women's writing -- "Heaven lies beneath her feet"? : mother figures in selected Indo-Anglian novels -- Motherhood as a metaphor for creativity in three African women's novels : Flora Nwapa, Rebeka Njau and Bessie Head -- "Bloodstream of our inheritance" : female identity and the Caribbean mothers' land -- Mothertongue voices in the writing of Olive Senior and Lorna Goodison
  • Family connections : mother and mother country in the fiction of Jean Rhys and Jamaica Kincaid -- Absent mother(land)s : Joan Riley's fiction -- Adopted motherlands : the novels of Marjorie Macgoye and Bessie Head -- Mother/lands : self and separation in the work of Buchi Emecheta, Bessie Head and Jean Rhys
Extent
1 online resource (xxx, 366 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036773762
Label
Motherlands : Black women's writing from Africa, the Caribbean, and South Asia, Susheila Nasta, editor
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-357) and index
Contents
  • Stories of women and mothers : gender and nationalism in the early fiction of Flora Nwapa -- Untold story and the retold story : intertextuality in post-colonial women's fiction -- Searching voices : Anita Desai's Clear light of day and Nayantara Sahgal's Rich like us -- "Something ancestral recaptured" : spirit possession as trope in selected feminist fictions of the African diaspora -- Rebellious women : fictional biographies : Nawal el Sa'adawi's Woman at point zero and Mariama Bä's So long a letter -- "Dangerous knowledge" and the poetics of survival : a reading of Our sister killjoy and A Question of power -- Mothers or sisters? identity, discourse and audience in the writing of Ama Ata Aidoo and Mariama Bä -- Search for freedom in Indian women's writing -- "Heaven lies beneath her feet"? : mother figures in selected Indo-Anglian novels -- Motherhood as a metaphor for creativity in three African women's novels : Flora Nwapa, Rebeka Njau and Bessie Head -- "Bloodstream of our inheritance" : female identity and the Caribbean mothers' land -- Mothertongue voices in the writing of Olive Senior and Lorna Goodison
  • Family connections : mother and mother country in the fiction of Jean Rhys and Jamaica Kincaid -- Absent mother(land)s : Joan Riley's fiction -- Adopted motherlands : the novels of Marjorie Macgoye and Bessie Head -- Mother/lands : self and separation in the work of Buchi Emecheta, Bessie Head and Jean Rhys
Extent
1 online resource (xxx, 366 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036773762

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