The Resource Excising the spirit : a literary analysis of female circumcision, Linda Strong-Leek

Excising the spirit : a literary analysis of female circumcision, Linda Strong-Leek

Label
Excising the spirit : a literary analysis of female circumcision
Title
Excising the spirit
Title remainder
a literary analysis of female circumcision
Statement of responsibility
Linda Strong-Leek
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Strong-Leek, Linda
Index
index present
LC call number
PR9340.5
LC item number
.S79 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nwapa, Flora
  • Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo
  • Kassindja, Fauziya
  • Walker, Alice
  • African literature (English)
  • Female circumcision in literature
  • Initiation rites in literature
  • Female circumcision
  • Female circumcision
  • Literaturkritik
  • Beschneidung <Frau>
  • Afrika
Label
Excising the spirit : a literary analysis of female circumcision, Linda Strong-Leek
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-237) and index
Contents
Clitorized history: a cultural and sociopolitical place of female circumcision -- Reading as a womanist: Flora Nwapa, clitoridectomy, and the quest for spiritual solace -- The Gikuyu and the missionaries: sin, "prejudice", and tradition in Ngugi wa Thiong'o's The river between -- Alice Walker and Fauziya Kassindja: contradictory viewpoints -- Conclusion: Excision--contextualization, rationalization, Western implications, eradications, and literary configurations
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
x, 245 p.
Isbn
9781592216741
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2008052657
System control number
  • (OCoLC)277086230
  • (OCoLC)ocn277086230
Label
Excising the spirit : a literary analysis of female circumcision, Linda Strong-Leek
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-237) and index
Contents
Clitorized history: a cultural and sociopolitical place of female circumcision -- Reading as a womanist: Flora Nwapa, clitoridectomy, and the quest for spiritual solace -- The Gikuyu and the missionaries: sin, "prejudice", and tradition in Ngugi wa Thiong'o's The river between -- Alice Walker and Fauziya Kassindja: contradictory viewpoints -- Conclusion: Excision--contextualization, rationalization, Western implications, eradications, and literary configurations
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
x, 245 p.
Isbn
9781592216741
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2008052657
System control number
  • (OCoLC)277086230
  • (OCoLC)ocn277086230

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