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The Heinemann Book of African Women's Poetry (Aws)

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The first collection of its kind. This volume is re-visionary, a step toward self-definition. . . Its main strength is the wide range of voices--42 poets from 18 countries. . . they have begun the process of remaking poetry in their own multifaceted images. - Ms. MagazineThis first major anthology of African women's poetry offers an extensive selection of poetry by women all over the African continent. The poems address wide-ranging human concerns such as love, motherhood, death, colonial domination, and human dignity. They employ a variety of styles from the conversational to the didactic. Contributors include Ama Ata Aidoo, Noemia de Sousa, Queen Hatshepsut, Micere Githae Mugo, and Zindzi Mandela. Originally from Malawi, Stella and Frank Chipasula now live in the United States.

Synopsis:

Over the centuries, African women have composed songs of praise for mythic heroes, memorized epic poems that tell the history of their people, and expressed their concerns, both personal and political, in poetry. This anthology offers an varied selection of poetry by women all over Africa.

Synopsis:

This first major anthology of African women's poetry offers an extensive selection of poetry by women all over the African continent. The poems address wide-ranging human concerns such as love, motherhood, death, colonial domination, and human dignity. They employ a variety of styles from the conversational to the didactic. Contributors include Ama Ata Aidoo, Noemia de Sousa, Queen Hatshepsut, Micere Githae Mugo, and Zindzi Mandela.

Originally from Malawi, Stella and Frank Chipasula now live in the United States.

Synopsis:

This first major anthology of African women's poetry offers an extensive selection of poetry by women all over the African continent. The poems address wide-ranging human concerns such as love, motherhood, death, colonial domination, and human dignity. They employ a variety of styles from the conversational to the didactic. Contributors include Ama Ata Aidoo, Noemia de Sousa, Queen Hatshepsut, Micere Githae Mugo, and Zindzi Mandela.

Originally from Malawi, Stella and Frank Chipasula now live in the United States.

About the Author

African dissident poet, Frank Chipasula, has been living in self imposed exile in the USA since 1978.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780435906801
Editor:
Chipasula, Stella
Editor:
Chipasula, Frank
Editor:
Chipasula, Stella
Editor:
Chipasula, Frank
Author:
Chipasula, Frank
Author:
Chipasula, Stella
Publisher:
Heinemann
Location:
London
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Women Authors
Subject:
Translations into english
Subject:
African poetry
Subject:
African poetry (English) -- 20th century.
Subject:
Women authors, African
Series:
African Writers Series
Series Volume:
52
Publication Date:
19950208
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
230
Dimensions:
7.77x5.11x.61 in. .43 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Over the centuries, African women have composed songs of praise for mythic heroes, memorized epic poems that tell the history of their people, and expressed their concerns, both personal and political, in poetry. This anthology offers an varied selection of poetry by women all over Africa.
"Synopsis" by , This first major anthology of African women's poetry offers an extensive selection of poetry by women all over the African continent. The poems address wide-ranging human concerns such as love, motherhood, death, colonial domination, and human dignity. They employ a variety of styles from the conversational to the didactic. Contributors include Ama Ata Aidoo, Noemia de Sousa, Queen Hatshepsut, Micere Githae Mugo, and Zindzi Mandela.

Originally from Malawi, Stella and Frank Chipasula now live in the United States.

"Synopsis" by , This first major anthology of African women's poetry offers an extensive selection of poetry by women all over the African continent. The poems address wide-ranging human concerns such as love, motherhood, death, colonial domination, and human dignity. They employ a variety of styles from the conversational to the didactic. Contributors include Ama Ata Aidoo, Noemia de Sousa, Queen Hatshepsut, Micere Githae Mugo, and Zindzi Mandela.

Originally from Malawi, Stella and Frank Chipasula now live in the United States.

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