Women Writing Africa: West Africa and the Sahel

Women Writing Africa West Africa and the Sahel The acclaimed Women Writing Africa Project continues with the second volume of Women Writing Africa West Africa and the Sahel Drawing upon than a decade of research West Africa and the Sahel covers t

The acclaimed Women Writing Africa Project continues with the second volume of Women Writing Africa West Africa and the Sahel Drawing upon than a decade of research, West Africa and the Sahel covers the territory where most African Americans find their roots.The collection encompasses an epic cultural history through the voices of women represented in twenty languagThe acclaimed Women Writing Africa Project continues with the second volume of Women Writing Africa West Africa and the Sahel Drawing upon than a decade of research, West Africa and the Sahel covers the territory where most African Americans find their roots.The collection encompasses an epic cultural history through the voices of women represented in twenty languages spoken in an area encompassing twelve countries Beginning with African kingdoms dating six centuries or before colonialism and independence, the volume gathers 132 texts stories, songs, letters, drama, oral history, diaries, and historical documents each with a readable authoritative headnote explaining its cultural and historical contexts A general introduction provides an overview of West African cultural and literary history, including the brilliant and diverse traditions of women s oral literatures.

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  1. Opening this substantial volume the second of four in the series Women Writing Africa , a project conceives in 1990 by members of the Modern Language Association, the reader immediately realizes that this is not a book to read from page 1 to the end Instead, browsing, picking up and getting absorbed in a story or a poem, is the most likely reaction It is a companion book for any interested reader curious or knowledgeable about West African writing Its great value lies in this being a very rare, [...]


  2. This is not a book that one reads all in one go I have been dipping in and out for quite a while I am not sure I will finish it but I think I will often refer to bits of it.


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