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Title Body, sexuality, and gender / edited by Flora Veit-Wild & Dirk Naguschewski.
Imprint New York, NY : Rodopi, 2005.

Series Matatu ; no. 29-30.
Versions and subversions in African literatures ; 1.
Matatu ; no. 29-30.
Versions and subversions in African literatures ; 1.
Subject Sex in literature -- Congresses.
Human body in literature -- Congresses.
African literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Homosexuality in literature -- Congresses.
Feminism in literature -- Congresses.
Alt Name Veit-Wild, Flora, 1947-
Naguschewski, Dirk.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 274 pages).
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Note Most of the essays in this volume originated at the international conference "Versions & Subversions in African Literatures," which took place in Berlin in May 2003.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Lifting the veil of secrecy / Flora Veit-Wild and Dirk Naguschewski -- Gendered bodies: Têtê-à-tête with the chief: post-womanist discourse in Bessie Head's Maru / Chikwenye Okonjo Ogunyemi ; Roots/routes: place, bodies and sexuality in Yvonne Vera's Butterfly burning / Robert Muponde ; Mad body-gifts: a postcolonial myth of motherhood in Calixthe Beyala's Tu t'appelleras tanga / Sigrid G. Köhler ; Male feminist fiction: literary subversions of a gender-biased script / Monica Bungaro -- Queered bodies: between the arches of queer desire and race: representing bisexual bodies in the Rainbow Nation / Cheryl Stobie ; Queer inclinations and representations: Dambudzo Marechera and Zimbabwean literature / Drew Shaw ; versions of yearning and dissent: the troping of desire in Yvonne Vera and Tsitsi Dangarembga / Elleke Boehmer ; The emerging lesbian in Nigerian feminist literature / Unoma N. Azuah ; African cinema and representations of (homo)sexuality / Alexie Tcheuyap -- Tainted bodies: Boundless whiteness? feminism and white women in the mirror of African feminist writing / Susan Arndt ; Altered surfaces: the Ambi Generation of Yvonne Vera's Without a name and Butterfly burning / Jessica Hemmings ; Dark anatomies in Arthur Nortje's poetry / Sarah Nuttall ; Forbidden bodies: relocation and empowerment in Williams Sassine's novels / Alioune Sow -- Violated bodies: From the horse's mouth: the politics of remembrance in women's writing on the Nigerian Civil War / Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo ; Nigerian war literature by women: from civil war to gender war / Marion Pape ; Writing sexual violence: words and silences in Yvonne Vera's Under the tongue / Martina Kopr ; Reading the unspeakable: rape in J.M. Coetzee's Disgrace -- Notes on contributors and editors.
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 1423791258 (electronic bk.)
9781423791256 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 70854538
Additional Format Print version: Body, sexuality, and gender. New York, NY : Rodopi, 2005 9042016264 (OCoLC)61500596.

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