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Nigerian Female Writers A Critical Perspective (Malthouse Literary Series) by H.C. Otokunefor

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Published by Malthouse Press .
Written in English


  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • African,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Drama,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / African,
  • Social Science : Sociology - General,
  • In literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Nigeria,
  • Nigerian literature (English),
  • Women and literature,
  • Women authors

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9191978M
ISBN 109782601098
ISBN 109789782601094

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  Here are five contemporary writers whose books have been groundbreaking in African literature. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a revolutionary Nigerian Writer and Feminist who is popular for her works of fiction and her TED speeches on Feminism and Nigeria. She was born on the 15th of September, in Enugu, Nigeria. B&N Exclusives Baby Boutique Boxed Sets Graphic Novels for Young Readers Kids' Classics Kids' Book Awards Personalized Books STEAM/STEM Books & Toys Summer Reading Trend Shop Age Groups 0 - 2 Years 3 - 5 Years 6 - 8 Years 9 - 12 Years.   10 inspiring female writers you need to read Moreover, it is a transformational book because it portrays Nigeria as a place that is mythical, marvellous, chaotic and slightly dangerous, yet Author: Marta Bausells. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Positivism and the female crisis: the novels of Buchi Emecheta / Helen Chukwuma --The works of Flora Nwapa / Yemi I. Mojola --The writings of Ifeoma Okoye / Charles Nnolim --The novels of Adaora Ulasi / Yemi I. Mojola --The ascetic feminist vision of Zaynab Alkali / .