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Description - Trances, Dances and Vociferations by Nada Elia

Trances, Dances and Vociferations provides a compelling feminist analysis of gender politics in the works of four major Africana women writers: Toni Morrison, Michelle Cliff, Assia Djebar, and Paule Marshall. Nada Elia explores the way in which black women characters use conjuring, double entendre, and song to empower, liberate and determine their own female insurgency. She also explains how African and Afrodiasporic women have been forced to rewrite history and substitute a communal and individual wholeness for alienation and separation in many different settings, from Algeria to Oklahoma. Ranging over works including Marshall's Praisesong for the Widow, Djebar's A Sister to Scheherazade Cliffs No Telephone to Heaven and Morrison's Jazz and Beloved, Elia offers essential and provocative insights into the works of some of our most influential Africana women authors today.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780815338437
ISBN-10: 0815338430
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 183
Imprint: Garland Publishing Inc
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 8-Dec-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Nada Elia

Nada Elia is Scholar-in-Residence and Visiting Associate Professor of Afro-American Studies at Brown University.

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Trances, Dances and Vociferations by Nada Elia
Hardback, December 2000