Contemporary African Literature and the Politics of Gender

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgements vii
  • Introduction 1
  • Part I - Aspects of the Male Literary Tradition 21
  • 1 - How Could Things Fall Apart for Whom They Were Not Together? 22
  • 2 - The Mother Africa Trope 39
  • Part II - Room for Women 57
  • 3 - Men Fall Apart 58
  • 4 - Flora Nwapa and the Female Novel of Development 80
  • 5 - Their New Sister 108
  • 6 - Literature as A…weapon 133
  • Part III - Men Write Back 157
  • 7 - Gender on the Agenda 158
  • Conclusion 171
  • Notes 177
  • Bibliography 185
  • Index 195
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