The Heinemann Book of African Women's Poetry
Stella Chipasula, Frank Mkalawile Chipasula
Pearson Education, Limited, 1995 - History - 230 pages
This first major anthology of African women's poetry offers an extensive selection of poetry by women all over the African continent. The poems address wide-ranging human concerns such as love, motherhood, death, colonial domination, and human dignity. They employ a variety of styles from the conversational to the didactic. Contributors include Ama Ata Aidoo, Noemia de Sousa, Queen Hatshepsut, Micere Githae Mugo, and Zindzi Mandela.
Originally from Malawi, Stella and Frank Chipasula now live in the United States.
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