The Resource Neo-imperialism in children's literature about Africa : a study of contemporary fiction, Yulisa Amadu Maddy and Donnarae MacCann

Neo-imperialism in children's literature about Africa : a study of contemporary fiction, Yulisa Amadu Maddy and Donnarae MacCann

Label
Neo-imperialism in children's literature about Africa : a study of contemporary fiction
Title
Neo-imperialism in children's literature about Africa
Title remainder
a study of contemporary fiction
Statement of responsibility
Yulisa Amadu Maddy and Donnarae MacCann
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1936-2014
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Maddy, Yulisa Amadu
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1009.5.A47
LC item number
M34 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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MacCann, Donnarae
Series statement
Children's literature and culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children's stories
  • Africans in literature
  • Racism in literature
  • Africa
Label
Neo-imperialism in children's literature about Africa : a study of contemporary fiction, Yulisa Amadu Maddy and Donnarae MacCann
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-168) and index
Contents
"Darkest Africa": a persistent Western fantasy -- Feminism in Africa: complexities and activism -- Institutional racism -- Eurocentric feminism in The shadows of Ghadames and Our secret, Siri Aang -- White supremacy in Isabel Allende's Forest of the pygmies -- Anti-African themes in "liberal" young adult novels -- Crime and crime syndicates in Many stones and Zulu dog -- "Doomed races" in Elana Bregin's "Ella's dunes" -- Disease and the "darkest Africa" myth: novels about AIDS and smallpox -- When the West talks to itself: ethnocentricity in Nancy Farmer's "African" novels -- Child soldiers and survivors in Chanda's wars -- Out of bounds and the legacy of South African child martyrs
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 175 p.
Isbn
9780415993906
Lccn
20080239 00
System control number
  • (OCoLC)231031916
  • (OCoLC)231031916
Label
Neo-imperialism in children's literature about Africa : a study of contemporary fiction, Yulisa Amadu Maddy and Donnarae MacCann
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-168) and index
Contents
"Darkest Africa": a persistent Western fantasy -- Feminism in Africa: complexities and activism -- Institutional racism -- Eurocentric feminism in The shadows of Ghadames and Our secret, Siri Aang -- White supremacy in Isabel Allende's Forest of the pygmies -- Anti-African themes in "liberal" young adult novels -- Crime and crime syndicates in Many stones and Zulu dog -- "Doomed races" in Elana Bregin's "Ella's dunes" -- Disease and the "darkest Africa" myth: novels about AIDS and smallpox -- When the West talks to itself: ethnocentricity in Nancy Farmer's "African" novels -- Child soldiers and survivors in Chanda's wars -- Out of bounds and the legacy of South African child martyrs
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 175 p.
Isbn
9780415993906
Lccn
20080239 00
System control number
  • (OCoLC)231031916
  • (OCoLC)231031916

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