TITLE

From orality to writing: African women writers and the (re)inscription of womanhood

AUTHOR(S)
Nnaemeka, Obioma
PUB. DATE
December 1994
SOURCE
Research in African Literatures;Winter94, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p137
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Looks at how African women transformed from speaking subjects into written objects in African literature through the collusion of the imperialistic subject and the patriarchal subject. Reinscription of African women's relevance as speaking/writing subjects; Centrality of women as subjects in African oral tradition; Marginality and subalterity of radical women characters who symbolize change.
ACCESSION #
9503011872

 

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