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Selected writings of a pioneer West African feminist

Mabel Dove

Selected writings of a pioneer West African feminist

by Mabel Dove

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Published by Trent Editions in Nottingham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dove, Mabel, -- 1905-1984.,
  • Feminists -- Africa.,
  • Authors, Ghanaian.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementMabel Dove ; edited by Stephanie Newell and Audrey Gadzekpo.
    ContributionsNewell, Stephanie, 1968-, Gadzekpo, Audrey.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 129 p. ;
    Number of Pages129
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19145534M
    ISBN 101842330977

    The book ultimately endeavors to take a critical review of contemporary African socio-political reality by proposing a re-reading of Ba's writings. The author of this book, Dr. Jayant S. Cherekar, was inspired by a sincere desire to arrive at a more comprehensive understanding of . Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses case, these are related to the origins of feminist thinking through the presentation of almost unknown documents written five hundreds years ago. This complete and reader-friendly so far, and which is entitled Selected Writings of a Pioneer West African Feminist.

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    The author appropriates western feminist theories of gender in an African literary context, and in the process, she finds and names critical theory that is African, indigenous, self-determining, which she then melds with western feminist theory and comes out with an over-arching theory that enriches western, post-colonial and African critical. The African desire and respect for spiritual power and belief in Spirit possession was central to the movement This possession took place to the accompaniment of music, dancing and motor behavior which was essentially West African in origin." One of the most well-known aspects of Black Church customs stems from ancient African rituals.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dove, Mabel, Selected writings of a pioneer West African feminist. Nottingham: Trent Editions, "This book brings together for the first time an extensive selection of Mabel Dove's journalistic and creative writing—work originally published in West African newspapers between and Mabel Dove () was one of the few female writers—and one of the first feminist thinkers—to produce newspaper articles on a regular basis.

Selected Writings of a Pioneer West African Feminist () By Mabel Dove. This book brings together for the first time an extensive selection of Mabel Dove’s journalistic and creative writing – work originally published in West African newspapers between and Selected Writings of a Pioneer West African Feminist () Mabel Dove Danquah ( [1] –) was a Gold Coast -born journalist, political activist [2] and creative writer, one of the earliest women in West Africa to work in these fields.

[3]Born: Mabel Ellen Dove,Accra, Ghana. An African Victorian Feminist: The Life and Times of Adelaide Smith Casely Hayford, - A Personal Chronicle of Social Change in West Africa.

Newell, Prof Steph, Gadzekpo, A and Newell, Prof Steph, eds. () Mabel Dove-Danquah: Selected Writings of a Pioneer West African Feminist. Trent Editions. ISBN Full text not available from this : Steph Newell, A Gadzekpo.

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French and American feminist critics may assert women's difference within a framework of sexual politics, while African feminists would argue that power relations between African men and women should be reconsidered in the context of an African world made vulnerable by the 'great cataclysmic faults of the ages' (Aidoo ).Pages: A collection of her work, Selected Writings of a Pioneer West African Feminist, was published in In September Dove married the political statesman and historian J.

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