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Challenging Hierarchies free pdf Challenging Hierarchies explores the provocative and compelling work of African authors, from the writing of eighteenth-century social critic Ottobah Cugoano to that of contemporary novelists Chinua Achebe, Tsitsi Dangarembga and Ben Okri. The book focuses on challenges to colonial and neo-colonial oppression, with a special emphasis on African feminism and the work of women writers. Contributors range from renowned authors such as Ama Ata Aidoo and Micere Mugo to innovative literary critics like Obioma Nnaemeka and Vincent Odamiten. Combining criticism, fiction, and creative autobiography, Challenging Hierarchies reflects the vital spirit of African literature and literary studies today.

About Leonard A. Podis

The Editors: Leonard A. Podis is Professor of Writing and English at Oberlin College. His publications include many essays on literature, language, and writing as well as two books, Writing: Invention, Form, and Style and Rethinking Writing. Yakubu Saaka, former deputy foreign minister of Ghana, is Professor of African American Studies at Oberlin College. He has published extensively on African politics, including the book, Local Government and Political Change in Northern Ghana.

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Author : Leonard A. Podis
Publisher : Peter Lang Publishing Inc
Data Published : 01 June 1998
ISBN : 0820437107
EAN : 9780820437101
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 326 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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