Mythic dimensions in the novels of Mariama Ba

Plant, Deborah G.
June 1996
Research in African Literatures;Summer96, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p102
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Focuses on Mariama Ba, who demands that women be recognized as actual beings who not only exist in a physical reality, but who also have made and are making actual contributions to the welfare of that reality. African woman's economic as well as socio-political contributions; Mariama Ba's book `So Long a Letter'; Mariama Ba's characters represent; Description of the contents of the book.


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