New Daughters of Africa: AN INTERNATIONAL ANTHOLOGY OF WRITING BY WOMEN OF AFRIC

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25 years after Margaret Busby’s historical ‘Daughters of Africa’ was published to international acclaim – this companion volume brings together the words of writers from across the globe – Antigua to Zimbabwe, Angola to the USA – to honour a unifying heritage while showing the remarkable range of creativity from the African diaspora. Arranged chronologically, ‘New Daughters of Africa’ illustrates an uplifting sense of sisterhood and the links that endure from generation to generation, as well as common obstacles writers still negotiate around issues of race, gender, and class.

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Twenty-five years after Margaret Busby’s historical Daughters of Africa was published to international acclaim, this companion volume brings together the words of writers from across the globe – Antigua to Zimbabwe, Angola to the USA – to honour a unifying heritage while showing the remarkable range of creativity from the African diaspora. Arranged chronologically, New Daughters of Africa illustrates an uplifting sense of sisterhood and the links that endure from generation to generation, as well as common obstacles writers still negotiate around issues of race, gender and class.A glorious portrayal of the richness, range and diversity of African women’s voices, this major international collection brings together their achievements across a wealth of genres. From Antigua to Zimbabwe and Angola to the USA, overlooked artists of the past join key figures, popular contemporaries and emerging writers in paying tribute to the heritage that unites them, the strong links that endure from ge

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Weight 0.962 kg
Dimensions 21 × 15 × 5.6 cm
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Paperback

Pages

840

Language

English

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808.89896082 (edition:23)

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General – Trade / Code: K