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The Resource Our mothers, our powers, our texts : manifestations of Ajé in Africana literature, Teresa N. Washington, (electronic book)

Our mothers, our powers, our texts : manifestations of Ajé in Africana literature, Teresa N. Washington, (electronic book)

Label
Our mothers, our powers, our texts : manifestations of Ajé in Africana literature
Title
Our mothers, our powers, our texts
Title remainder
manifestations of Ajé in Africana literature
Statement of responsibility
Teresa N. Washington
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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1971-
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Washington, Teresa N.
Dewey number
810.9/351
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.N4
LC item number
W368 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • American fiction
  • Women and literature
  • American fiction
  • African fiction (English)
  • African American women
  • American fiction
  • African American women in literature
  • Mothers and daughters in literature
  • Yoruba (African people)
  • Motherhood in literature
  • Creation in literature
  • Women in literature
Label
Our mothers, our powers, our texts : manifestations of Ajé in Africana literature, Teresa N. Washington, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-325) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Ajé in Yorubaland -- Ajé across the continent and in the Itànkálé -- Word becoming flesh and text in Gloria Naylor's Mama Day and T. Obinkaram Echewa's I saw the sky catch fire -- Initiations into the self, the conjured space of creation, and prophetic utterance in Ama Ata Aidoo's Anowa and Ntozake Shange's Sassafrass, cypress & indigo -- Un/complementary complements : gender, power, and Ajé -- The relativity of negativity -- The womb of life is a wicked bag : cycles of power, passion, and pain in the mother-daughter Ajé relationship -- Twinning across the ocean : the neo-political Ajé of Ben Okri's Madame Koto and Mary Monroe's Mama Ruby
Control code
ebr10326337
Dimensions
25 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
x, 332 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780253345455
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Our mothers, our powers, our texts : manifestations of Ajé in Africana literature, Teresa N. Washington, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-325) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Ajé in Yorubaland -- Ajé across the continent and in the Itànkálé -- Word becoming flesh and text in Gloria Naylor's Mama Day and T. Obinkaram Echewa's I saw the sky catch fire -- Initiations into the self, the conjured space of creation, and prophetic utterance in Ama Ata Aidoo's Anowa and Ntozake Shange's Sassafrass, cypress & indigo -- Un/complementary complements : gender, power, and Ajé -- The relativity of negativity -- The womb of life is a wicked bag : cycles of power, passion, and pain in the mother-daughter Ajé relationship -- Twinning across the ocean : the neo-political Ajé of Ben Okri's Madame Koto and Mary Monroe's Mama Ruby
Control code
ebr10326337
Dimensions
25 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
x, 332 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780253345455
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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