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The Resource Our mothers, our powers, our texts : manifestations of Ajé in Africana literature, Teresa N. Washington

Our mothers, our powers, our texts : manifestations of Ajé in Africana literature, Teresa N. Washington

Label
Our mothers, our powers, our texts : manifestations of Ajé in Africana literature
Title
Our mothers, our powers, our texts
Title remainder
manifestations of Ajé in Africana literature
Statement of responsibility
Teresa N. Washington
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Washington, Teresa N.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Blacks in the diaspora
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • Women and literature
  • American fiction
  • African fiction (English)
  • African American women
  • American fiction
  • African American women in literature
  • Mothers and daughters in literature
  • Yoruba (African people)
  • Motherhood in literature
  • Creation in literature
  • Women in literature
Label
Our mothers, our powers, our texts : manifestations of Ajé in Africana literature, Teresa N. Washington
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-325) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ajé in Yorubaland -- Ajé across the continent and in the Itànkálé -- Word becoming flesh and text in Gloria Naylor's Mama Day and T. Obinkaram Echewa's I saw the sky catch fire -- Initiations into the self, the conjured space of creation, and prophetic utterance in Ama Ata Aidoo's Anowa and Ntozake Shange's Sassafrass, cypress & indigo -- Un/complementary complements : gender, power, and Ajé -- The relativity of negativity -- The womb of life is a wicked bag : cycles of power, passion, and pain in the mother-daughter Ajé relationship -- Twinning across the ocean : the neo-political Ajé of Ben Okri's Madame Koto and Mary Monroe's Mama Ruby
Control code
56805824
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 332 pages
Isbn
9780253217578
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004024471
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Our mothers, our powers, our texts : manifestations of Ajé in Africana literature, Teresa N. Washington
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-325) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ajé in Yorubaland -- Ajé across the continent and in the Itànkálé -- Word becoming flesh and text in Gloria Naylor's Mama Day and T. Obinkaram Echewa's I saw the sky catch fire -- Initiations into the self, the conjured space of creation, and prophetic utterance in Ama Ata Aidoo's Anowa and Ntozake Shange's Sassafrass, cypress & indigo -- Un/complementary complements : gender, power, and Ajé -- The relativity of negativity -- The womb of life is a wicked bag : cycles of power, passion, and pain in the mother-daughter Ajé relationship -- Twinning across the ocean : the neo-political Ajé of Ben Okri's Madame Koto and Mary Monroe's Mama Ruby
Control code
56805824
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 332 pages
Isbn
9780253217578
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004024471
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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