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

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

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Our mothers, our powers, our texts : manifestations of Ajé in Africana literature
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Our mothers, our powers, our texts
Title remainder
manifestations of Ajé in Africana literature
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Teresa N. Washington
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Language
eng
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MiAaPQ
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Our mothers, our powers, our texts : manifestations of Ajé in Africana literature, Teresa N. Washington, (electronic resource)
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Our mothers, our powers, our texts : manifestations of Ajé in Africana literature, Teresa N. Washington, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-325) and index
Color
multicolored
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
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x, 332 p.
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  • online
  • electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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