The Resource Our mothers, our powers, our texts : manifestations of Ajé in Africana literature, Teresa N. Washington

Our mothers, our powers, our texts : manifestations of Ajé in Africana literature, Teresa N. Washington

Label
Our mothers, our powers, our texts : manifestations of Ajé in Africana literature
Title
Our mothers, our powers, our texts
Title remainder
manifestations of Ajé in Africana literature
Statement of responsibility
Teresa N. Washington
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Washington, Teresa N.
Dewey number
810.9/351
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.N4
LC item number
W368 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • Women and literature
  • American fiction
  • African fiction (English)
  • African American women
  • American fiction
  • African American women in literature
  • Mothers and daughters in literature
  • Yoruba (African people)
  • Motherhood in literature
  • Creation in literature
  • Women in literature
Label
Our mothers, our powers, our texts : manifestations of Ajé in Africana literature, Teresa N. Washington
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-325) and index
Contents
  • Ajé in Yorubaland
  • Ajé across the continent and in the Itànkálé
  • Word becoming flesh and text in Gloria Naylor's Mama Day and T. Obinkaram Echewa's I saw the sky catch fire
  • Initiations into the self, the conjured space of creation, and prophetic utterance in Ama Ata Aidoo's Anowa and Ntozake Shange's Sassafrass, cypress & indigo -- Un/complementary complements : gender, power, and Ajé
  • The relativity of negativity
  • The womb of life is a wicked bag : cycles of power, passion, and pain in the mother-daughter Ajé relationship
  • Twinning across the ocean : the neo-political Ajé of Ben Okri's Madame Koto and Mary Monroe's Mama Ruby
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 332 p.
Isbn
9780253345455
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004024471
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1586868-01umb_inst
  • 1175022
  • (OCoLC)56805824
Label
Our mothers, our powers, our texts : manifestations of Ajé in Africana literature, Teresa N. Washington
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-325) and index
Contents
  • Ajé in Yorubaland
  • Ajé across the continent and in the Itànkálé
  • Word becoming flesh and text in Gloria Naylor's Mama Day and T. Obinkaram Echewa's I saw the sky catch fire
  • Initiations into the self, the conjured space of creation, and prophetic utterance in Ama Ata Aidoo's Anowa and Ntozake Shange's Sassafrass, cypress & indigo -- Un/complementary complements : gender, power, and Ajé
  • The relativity of negativity
  • The womb of life is a wicked bag : cycles of power, passion, and pain in the mother-daughter Ajé relationship
  • Twinning across the ocean : the neo-political Ajé of Ben Okri's Madame Koto and Mary Monroe's Mama Ruby
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 332 p.
Isbn
9780253345455
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004024471
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1586868-01umb_inst
  • 1175022
  • (OCoLC)56805824

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