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
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
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
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African literature (English)
  • Caribbean literature (English)
  • English literature
  • English literature
  • Women, Black
  • Women, Black, in literature
  • Blacks in literature
Target audience
adult
Label
Motherlands : Black women's writing from Africa, the Caribbean, and South Asia, Susheila Nasta, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-357) and index
Contents
  • Judie Newman.
  • Searching Voices: Anita Desai's Clear Light of Day and Nayantara Sahgal's Rich Like Us
  • Shirley Chew.
  • 'Something Ancestral Recaptured': Spirit Possession as Trope in Selected Feminist Fictions of the African Diaspora
  • Carolyn Cooper.
  • Rebellions Women: Fictional Biographies - Nawal el Saadawi's Woman at Point Zero and Mariama Ba's So Long a Letter
  • Abena Busia.
  • 'Dangerous Knowledge' and the Poetics of Survival: A Reading of Our Sister Killjoy and A Question of Power
  • Caroline Rooney
  • Mothers/Daughters/Sisters?
  • Preface: An extract from 'Discourse on the Logic of Language'
  • Mothers or Sisters? Identity, Discourse and Audience in the Writing of Ama Ata Aidoo and Mariama Ba
  • C. L. Innes.
  • The Search For Freedom in Indian Women's Writing
  • Ranjana Ash.
  • 'Heaven Lies beneath her Feet'? Mother Figures in Selected Indo-Anglian Novels
  • Helen Kanitkar.
  • Motherhood as a Metaphor for Creativity in Three African Women's Novels: Flora Nwapa, Rebeka Njau and Bessie Head
  • Jane Bryce-Okunlola.
  • 'The Bloodstream of Our Inheritance': Female Identity and the Caribbean Mothers'-Land
  • Ann R. Morris and Margaret M. Dunn.
  • Marlene Nourbese Philip
  • Mothertongue Voices in the Writing of Olive Senior and Loma Goodison
  • Velma Pollard
  • Absent and Adopted Mother(land)s.
  • Family Connections: Mother and Mother Country in the Fiction of Jean Rhys and Jamaica Kincaid
  • Laura Niesen de Abruna.
  • Absent Mother(Land)s: Joan Riley's Fiction
  • Isabel Carrera Suarez.
  • Adopted Motherlands: The Novels of Marjorie Macgoye and Bessie Head
  • Valerie Kibera.
  • Mother/lands: Self and Separation in the Work of Buchi Emecheta, Bessie Head and Jean Rhys
  • Introduction
  • Elaine Savory Fido
  • Susheila Nasta
  • Breaking the Silence: New Stories of Women and Mothers.
  • Stories of Women and Mothers: Gender and Nationalism in the Early Fiction of Flora Nwapa
  • Elleke Boehmer.
  • The Untold Story and the Retold Story: Intertextuality in Post-Colonial Women's Fiction
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxx, 366 p.
Isbn
9780813517810
Lccn
91030110
System control number
  • OCM24246546
  • CARL024246546 /
Label
Motherlands : Black women's writing from Africa, the Caribbean, and South Asia, Susheila Nasta, editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-357) and index
Contents
  • Judie Newman.
  • Searching Voices: Anita Desai's Clear Light of Day and Nayantara Sahgal's Rich Like Us
  • Shirley Chew.
  • 'Something Ancestral Recaptured': Spirit Possession as Trope in Selected Feminist Fictions of the African Diaspora
  • Carolyn Cooper.
  • Rebellions Women: Fictional Biographies - Nawal el Saadawi's Woman at Point Zero and Mariama Ba's So Long a Letter
  • Abena Busia.
  • 'Dangerous Knowledge' and the Poetics of Survival: A Reading of Our Sister Killjoy and A Question of Power
  • Caroline Rooney
  • Mothers/Daughters/Sisters?
  • Preface: An extract from 'Discourse on the Logic of Language'
  • Mothers or Sisters? Identity, Discourse and Audience in the Writing of Ama Ata Aidoo and Mariama Ba
  • C. L. Innes.
  • The Search For Freedom in Indian Women's Writing
  • Ranjana Ash.
  • 'Heaven Lies beneath her Feet'? Mother Figures in Selected Indo-Anglian Novels
  • Helen Kanitkar.
  • Motherhood as a Metaphor for Creativity in Three African Women's Novels: Flora Nwapa, Rebeka Njau and Bessie Head
  • Jane Bryce-Okunlola.
  • 'The Bloodstream of Our Inheritance': Female Identity and the Caribbean Mothers'-Land
  • Ann R. Morris and Margaret M. Dunn.
  • Marlene Nourbese Philip
  • Mothertongue Voices in the Writing of Olive Senior and Loma Goodison
  • Velma Pollard
  • Absent and Adopted Mother(land)s.
  • Family Connections: Mother and Mother Country in the Fiction of Jean Rhys and Jamaica Kincaid
  • Laura Niesen de Abruna.
  • Absent Mother(Land)s: Joan Riley's Fiction
  • Isabel Carrera Suarez.
  • Adopted Motherlands: The Novels of Marjorie Macgoye and Bessie Head
  • Valerie Kibera.
  • Mother/lands: Self and Separation in the Work of Buchi Emecheta, Bessie Head and Jean Rhys
  • Introduction
  • Elaine Savory Fido
  • Susheila Nasta
  • Breaking the Silence: New Stories of Women and Mothers.
  • Stories of Women and Mothers: Gender and Nationalism in the Early Fiction of Flora Nwapa
  • Elleke Boehmer.
  • The Untold Story and the Retold Story: Intertextuality in Post-Colonial Women's Fiction
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxx, 366 p.
Isbn
9780813517810
Lccn
91030110
System control number
  • OCM24246546
  • CARL024246546 /

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