Postcolonial Perspectives on Women Writers from Africa, the Caribbean, and the US

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Martin Japtok
Africa World Press, 2003 - 348 páginas
Combining postcolonial perspectives with race and,culture based studies, which have merged the,fields of African and black American studies, this,volume concentrates on women writersexploring how the (post) colonial condition is,reflected in women's literature. The essays are,united by their focus on attempts to create,alternative value systems through the rewriting of,history or the reclassification of the woman's,position in society. By examining such strategies,these essays illuminate the diversity and,coherence of the postcolonial project.

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Harriet Jacobss Archaeology
3
Tracking
23
Yes Anyone With Half an Eye Could See That
69
Ursa Corregidora as
91
Gloria Naylors Linden Hills
113
The Paradox
133
a Poetics of Resistance
151
Heritage and Identity in Paule
173
Grace Nicholss
209
CrossCultural Reading Strategies
229
SelfColonization Loneliness and Racial Identity
249
Womens Utopic Impulses in Buchi Emechetas Destination
275
Space Self and Nation
301
Location and Separateness of Heroines in African h in the stand Lord of Hilda
319
Index
345
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Martin Japtok is an assistant professor of English and African-American studies at West Virginia State College. He has published essays on African American, Afro-Caribbean, and Jewish writers and on matters of race, ethnicity, and identity in African American Review, MELUS, The Southern Literary Journal, and Literature and Medicine.

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