From the heart of masculinity: Ogbodo-Uke women's masking

Okafor, Chinyere Grace
September 1994
Research in African Literatures;Fall94, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p7
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Examines the origins and performance of the Ogbodo-Uke mask by women of Aba community Abakilikili. Origins of the Ogbodo-Uke from a masculinist society; Organization, production and performance of the masking by women; Masking as an expression of independence and gender cooperation; Element of change in the potency of women's power.


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