Collection of poems, plays and short stories by women writers from Papua New Guinea. Includes interviews with some authors. Many of the pieces have been previously published. The editor is the author of 'In Their Own Voices: African women writers talk'.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-12 - Publisher: Routledge
This reference book surveys the richness of postcolonial African literature. The volume begins with an introductory essay on postcolonial criticism and African writing, then presents alphabetically arranged profiles of some 60 writers, including Chinua Achebe, Nadine Gordimer, Bessie Head, Doris Lessing, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Tahbar Ben Jelloun, among others. Each entry
This much-anticipated collection of essays from eight respected academics in the field brings a number of critical perspectives to focus on the signal work of a 21st century Ghanaian writer. Amma Darko is recognised in these interdisciplinary critiques as a significant writer whose storytelling talent documents the continent's globalisation pains.