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Gender and Sexuality in African Literature and Film

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Published by Africa World Press, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African studies,
  • Films, cinema,
  • Gender studies,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Literature & Fiction / Literary Criticism

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAda Uzoamaka Azodo (Editor), Maureen Ngozi Eke (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12376498M
    ISBN 10159221469X
    ISBN 109781592214693

      Gender and Sexuality in African contexts / African literatures / Africa in theory / Discourses about Africa. African Literature from Above Meets World Literature from Below (book on World Literature and Congolese/French writer Alain Mabanckou) The Arts of Gender Parity: Namibia. The reflections on body, sexuality, and gender in African literary texts brought together in this volume do not consider these three terms as separate entities but instead as closely related to each other, each term questioning the other: bodies and sexualities that are transgressing concepts of gender, gender that is probing body and sexuality.

    The author appropriates western feminist theories of gender in an African literary context, and in the process, she finds and names critical theory that is African, indigenous, self-determining, which she then melds with western feminist theory and comes out with an over-arching theory that enriches western, post-colonial and African critical. African Literature Today (ALT) Queer Theory in Film and Fiction. Call for Submissions. How are African literatures and cultures mediating globalizing frameworks for gender and sexuality and shifting understandings of “queer”? From Woubi Cheri and Dakan, to Stories of Our Lives, African film has begun this conversation. From K. Sello.

    A report by the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association found 33 African countries out of a total of 54 nations criminalise same-sex relations. Get this from a library! Gender issues in African literature. [Smith; C E;] -- Gender Issues in African Literature examines the ways in which some protagonists of African fictions are made to counter and challenge intertwined Western discourses on gender, employment, sexuality.


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Gender and sexuality in African literature and film. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Ada Uzoamaka Azodo; Maureen N Eke. CRITICAL ESSAYS ON GENDER AND SEXUALITY IN AFRICAN LITERATURE AND FILM, Edited by Ada Uzoamaka Azodo and Maureen Eke - Africa World Press & The Red Sea Press This ground-breaking volume provides scholars with a sustained exploration of human sexuality as an integral part of gender studies.

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- Volume 48 Issue 1 - LAUREN FIELDER REDMANAuthor: Lauren Fielder Redman. Gender Issues in African Literature examines the ways in which some protagonists of African fictions are made to counter and challenge intertwined Western discourses on gender, employment, sexuality.

At the same time, they pose gender-sensitive and politically aware questions that challenge the reader to interrogate assumptions and hegemonic sexuality discourses, thereby unmapping the intricate and complex terrain of African blend of approaches and styles enhances the book's accessibility and usefulness for teaching as well.

Part 5, Social Constructions of Masculine and Feminine Identities, has four articles on film: the image of Sidney Poitier and black masculinities in contemporary American cinema, the Tunisian woman filmmaker Moufida Ttatli's 'The Season of Men' (), the sex appeal of Idrissa Ouedraogo's films, and representations of gender in 'Finzan' ( (shelved 11 times as gender-and-sexuality) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Want to Read saving.

The challenges of gender and sexual identity have been increasingly theorized in literature as it plays an important part in constructing gender roles. Culture and literature has formed strict requirements for how women should look, act and behave and has also set certain standards that men must live up to.

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Bornstein, a trans woman who finds gender deeply problematic, sums up this resistance nicely in her book title, Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women and the Rest of Us1. It is commonly argued that biological differences between males and females determine gender by causing enduring differences in capabilities and dispositions.

Specialising in feminist theory and African women’s writing, Nkealah explores the intersections of gender and sexuality in African literature. Her aim is. This page offers a list of academic journals that engage with Gender, Sexuality and Feminist studies, organized by the different fields/disciplines to which they relate.

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Graduate Classes: Introduction to Graduate Studies Crossing Borders Seminar: Interdisciplinary Trauma. In The History of Sexuality, Vol. 1: An Introduction, trans. Robert Hurley (New York: Vintage Books, ), Diamond and Quinby have suggested in “The Feminist Sexuality Debates” that Foucault “does not particularly illuminate the effects of the deployment of sexuality on the lives of women,” Signs (): For a gendered view of some uses of Foucault to feminist readings on.

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CAS - Literature Battelle Tompkins - Degrees BA University of Michigan, PhD University of Minnesota. Bio Lindsey Green-Simms’ teaching and research focuses on African and post-colonial film and literature. Her particular interests include globalization, technology, gender and sexuality studies, and Nollywood video-film production.

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A Tunisian Filmmaker's Vision Anastasia Valassopoulos Chapter 16 The Sex Appeal of Idrissa Ouedraogo's Films: Yaaba (), Tilaï (), Samba Traoré (), Le cri du coeur (), La colère des dieux () Christiane P.

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A variety of approaches for understanding the mythic imagination and symbol formation through literature, art, and film. Black Sexual Politics: African Americans, Gender, and the New Racism, by Patricia Hill Collins (Routledge, ) Once You Go Black: Choice, Desire, and the .North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA +1 () [email protected] © Project MUSE.

Produced by Johns Hopkins University. "This book reaffirms Bessie Head's remark that books are a tool, in this case a tool that allows readers to understand better the rich lives and the condition of African women. Excellent notes and a rich bibliography." ―Choice" a college-level analysis which will appeal to any interested in African studies and literature." ―The BookwatchReviews: 1.