Your madness, not mine: stories of Cameroon

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Ohio University Center for International Studies, 1999 - Fiction - 157 pages
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Women's writing in Cameroon has so far been dominated by Francophone writers. The short stories in this collection represent the yearnings and vision of an Anglophone woman, who writes both as a Cameroonian and as a woman whose life has been shaped by the minority status her people occupy within the nation-state.The stories in Your Madness, Not Mine are about postcolonial Cameroon -- women, more often than not, are at the center of these stories that probe their day-to-day experiences of survival and empowerment as they deal with gender oppression: from patriarchal expectations to the malaise of maldevelopment, unemployment, and the attraction of the West for young Cameroonians.

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Contents

The Healer
1
Your Madness Not Mine
12
Market Scene
24
Copyright

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