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The Resource African women under fire : literary discourses in war and conflict, Pauline Ada Uwakweh, (electronic resource)

African women under fire : literary discourses in war and conflict, Pauline Ada Uwakweh, (electronic resource)

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African women under fire : literary discourses in war and conflict
Title
African women under fire
Title remainder
literary discourses in war and conflict
Statement of responsibility
Pauline Ada Uwakweh
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Uwakweh, Pauline Ada
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  • African literature (French)
  • African literature
  • War in literature
  • Women in literature
  • Refugees in literature
  • Women
  • Women and war
Label
African women under fire : literary discourses in war and conflict, Pauline Ada Uwakweh, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Female, victim, agent: African women in war and conflict. Introduction: exploring African women and the war experience: a critical update / by Pauline Ada Uwakweh -- At the center, taking charge: disruptive discourse and female agency in Buchi Emecheta's Destination Biafra and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichies Half of a yellow sun / by Jessie Sagawa -- An attempt at inclusion: reading the war theme in black Zimbabwean women texts / by Tendai Mangena -- The female body as locus for national trauma in the fiction of Yvonne Vera / by Melissa R. Root -- Fanta Nacro's Night of truth: the journey to the end of the night / by P. Julie Papaioannou -- Resilient strategies and reconstruction in Leonora Miano's literary writing / by Paul N. Touré -- Trauma, reintegration, healing: transcending the aftermath of wars and conflicts. Memoir versus fiction: narrating trauma in Girl soldier: a story of hope for Northern Uganda's children and thirty girls / by Pauline Ada Uwakweh -- "I just wanted to forget it all. but it was impossible:" Umutesi and the politics of testimony in surviving the slaughter: the ordeal of a Rwandan refugee in Zaire / by Emilie Diouf -- Victims' narratives versus perpetrators testimonies: understanding violence against women in armed conflicts in Africa / by Moussa Issifou -- Testimony as text: "performative vulnerability" and the limits of legalistic approaches to refugee protection / by Nanjala Nyabola
Control code
ssj0001786360
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781498529198
Isbn Type
(Electronic)
Lccn
2017018995
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001786360
Label
African women under fire : literary discourses in war and conflict, Pauline Ada Uwakweh, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Female, victim, agent: African women in war and conflict. Introduction: exploring African women and the war experience: a critical update / by Pauline Ada Uwakweh -- At the center, taking charge: disruptive discourse and female agency in Buchi Emecheta's Destination Biafra and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichies Half of a yellow sun / by Jessie Sagawa -- An attempt at inclusion: reading the war theme in black Zimbabwean women texts / by Tendai Mangena -- The female body as locus for national trauma in the fiction of Yvonne Vera / by Melissa R. Root -- Fanta Nacro's Night of truth: the journey to the end of the night / by P. Julie Papaioannou -- Resilient strategies and reconstruction in Leonora Miano's literary writing / by Paul N. Touré -- Trauma, reintegration, healing: transcending the aftermath of wars and conflicts. Memoir versus fiction: narrating trauma in Girl soldier: a story of hope for Northern Uganda's children and thirty girls / by Pauline Ada Uwakweh -- "I just wanted to forget it all. but it was impossible:" Umutesi and the politics of testimony in surviving the slaughter: the ordeal of a Rwandan refugee in Zaire / by Emilie Diouf -- Victims' narratives versus perpetrators testimonies: understanding violence against women in armed conflicts in Africa / by Moussa Issifou -- Testimony as text: "performative vulnerability" and the limits of legalistic approaches to refugee protection / by Nanjala Nyabola
Control code
ssj0001786360
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781498529198
Isbn Type
(Electronic)
Lccn
2017018995
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001786360

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