Women Righting: Afro-Brazilian Women's Short Fiction

Women Righting: Afro-Brazilian Women's Short Fiction

by Maria Helena Lima, Miriam Alvares, Miriam Alvares
     
 

Afro-Brazilian women find their literary identity in these tension-edged, bilingual narratives. Exploring the rich context of what it means to be a black Brazilian, each piece transforms the cruel day-to-day realities, through the prism of fiction, into stories of hope for a different future. Instruments of political and social change, these narratives invite readers… See more details below

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Afro-Brazilian women find their literary identity in these tension-edged, bilingual narratives. Exploring the rich context of what it means to be a black Brazilian, each piece transforms the cruel day-to-day realities, through the prism of fiction, into stories of hope for a different future. Instruments of political and social change, these narratives invite readers to explore and analyze a lesser-known aspect of the African diaspora and come to understand the universality and specificity of contemporary Brazilian literature by African women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781902294223
Publisher:
Mango Publishing
Publication date:
11/28/2004
Series:
City Colours Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.40(d)

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