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Title Empathy and rage : female genital mutilation in African literature / editors, Tobe Levin and Augustine H. Asaah.

Imprint Banbury : Ayebia Clarke Pub. ; Accra, Ghana : Co-published with the Centre for Intellectual Renewal, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  896 Em71 2009    ---  Available
Description xxi, 216 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-213) and index.
Contents Painting: Defiance of pain 1 / Godfrey Williams-Okorodus -- Scene from life, female circumcision / Chris Leche -- Assaults on female genitalia: activists, authors and the arts / Tobe Levin -- Empathizers. From women's rite to human rights Issue: literary explorations of female genital excision since facing Mount Kenya (1938) / Elisabeth Bekers ; Oppositional approaches to female genital mutilation (FGM) in African literature / Stephen Bishop ; Going home again: diaspora, female genital mutilation (FGM) and kingship in warrior marks / Tameka L. Cage ; 'Mother' as a verb: the erotic, Audre Lorde and female genital mutilation (FGM) / Jennifer Browdy de Hernandez -- Enraged. Female genital mutilation (FGM): ambivalence, indictment and commitment in Sub-Saharan African fiction / Augustine H. Asaah ; The anti-female genital mutilation (FGM) novel in public education: an example from Ghana / Anne V. Adams ; What's wrong with Mariam? Gloria Naylor's infibulated Jew / Tobe Levin ; Somali womanhood: a re-visioning / Marianne Sarkis -- Engaged. Excision and African literature: an activist annotated bibliographical excursion / Pierrette Herzberger-Fofana ; Who's afraid of female sexuality? / Muthoni Mathai ; Triinen im sand /Desert tears (excerpts) / Nura Abdi and Leo G. Linder.
Subject African literature -- History and criticism.
Female circumcision in literature.
Female circumcision -- Africa.
Added Author Levin, Tobe.
Asaah, Augustine H.
ISBN 9780955507946
Standard No. GEBAY 11474063

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