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Empathy and Rage : Female Genital Mutilation in African Literature

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If female genital mutilation is a cultural phenomenon, than cultural phenomena should be drawn upon by those who wish to oppose it, observe Levin (U. of Maryland U. College in Europe, Germany) and Asaah (U. of Ghana, Ghana) as they present ten essays analyzing representations of female genital mutilation in African and African American literature. Writers examined include those who empathize with female genital mutilation as a cultural practice and those who react with rage. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Female Genital Mutilation in African Literature
Lynne Rienner Pub
Assah, Augustine H. (EDT)
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