Opening spaces: an anthology of contemporary African women's writing
African women are seldom given the space to express their concerns, their ideas and their reflections about the societies in which they live. In situations where a good woman is expected to remain silent, literature can provide an important medium for the expression of deeply-felt and sometimes shocking views. In this anthology the award-winning author Yvonne Vera brings together the stories of many talented writers from different parts of Africa. The act as witnesses to the dramas of private and public life. Their stories challenge contemporary attitudes and behaviour, leaving no room for complacency.
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Review: Opening Spaces: Contemporary African Women's WritingUser Review - Meghan - Goodreads
I only gave this a three star because there were a few so-so stories, but overall a fantastic collection of African Women's writing. The last story in particular is very moving, I think it's called ... Read full review
Review: Opening Spaces: Contemporary African Women's WritingUser Review - Goodreads
For class. Short stories by African women. Not particularly memorable.
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Opening Spaces: An Anthology of Contemporary African Women's Writing
Limited preview - 1999