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Author Collins, Walter P.

Title Tracing personal expansion : reading selected novels as modern African Bildungsromane / Walter P. Collins.

Published Lanham : University Press of America, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  809.8896082 COLL    AVAILABLE
Physical description 137 pages ; 23 cm
Contents 1 Essence of the Bildungsroman: History and Theory, Possibilities and Future 1 -- 2 Having Eyes to See More: Emecheta's Second-Class Citizen as Modern Day Bildungsroman 37 -- 3 "...You're always out, aren't yer?": Adah's Self-Development Progresses in Emecheta's In the Ditch 59 -- 4 "Lightening of Various Darknesses": Tambu's Tortuous Path to Development in Tsitsi Dangarembga's Nervous Conditions 71 -- 5 Roused to Re-newed Understanding: Reading Calixthe Beyala's Le petit prince de Belleville 91 -- 6 A Journey Ignites Awakening: Beyala's Maman a un amant 111 -- Conclusion: What Lies Down the Path? 123.
Subject African literature (English) -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
African literature (French) -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Bildungsromans -- Africa -- History and criticism.
Feminism and literature -- Africa -- History -- 20th century.
Sex role in literature.
Standard Number 9780761834830
ISBN 0761834834