Binding cultures: Black women writers in Africa and the diaspora
This study examines the cultural bonds between African and African-American women as illustrated in the writings of contemporary authors of the United States and West Africa.
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Flora Nwapa Efuru
Efua Sutherland Foriwa
Ama Ata Aidoo The Dilemma of a Ghost
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