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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)

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
Action
digitized
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Washington, Teresa N.
Dewey number
810.9/351
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • 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, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-325) and index
Contents
Àjẹ́ in Yorubaland -- Àjẹ́ across the continent and in the Ìtànkálẹ́ -- 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 Àjẹ́ -- The relativity of negativity -- The womb of life is a wicked bag : cycles of power, passion, and pain in the mother-daughter Àjẹ́ relationship -- Twinning across the ocean : the neo-political Àjẹ́ of Ben Okri's Madame Koto and Mary Monroe's Mama Ruby
Control code
ocn646474714
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 332 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253003195
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646474714
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Our mothers, our powers, our texts : manifestations of Ajé in Africana literature, Teresa N. Washington, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-325) and index
Contents
Àjẹ́ in Yorubaland -- Àjẹ́ across the continent and in the Ìtànkálẹ́ -- 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 Àjẹ́ -- The relativity of negativity -- The womb of life is a wicked bag : cycles of power, passion, and pain in the mother-daughter Àjẹ́ relationship -- Twinning across the ocean : the neo-political Àjẹ́ of Ben Okri's Madame Koto and Mary Monroe's Mama Ruby
Control code
ocn646474714
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 332 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253003195
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646474714
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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