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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Head, Bessie, 1937- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Women and literature -- South Africa -- History -- 20th century.,
    • South Africa -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Maxine Sample.
      SeriesContributions in Afro-American and African studies,, no. 205
      ContributionsSample, Maxine J. Cornish.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9369.3.H4 Z63 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 150 p. ;
      Number of Pages150
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3564573M
      ISBN 100313315574
      LC Control Number2002035223

        This compilation features critical essays on the works of such prominent South African writers as Bessie Head, Nadine Gordimer, Njabulo Ndebele, and JM Coetzee, as well as writings on gender politics, race, identity, visual art, sexuality and a wide range of other cultural and political topics. MAXINE SAMPLE (ed.), Critical Essays on Bessie Head. Westport CT and London: Praeger Publishers (hb $, £ - 0 4). , pp. HUMA IBRAHIM (ed.), Emerging Perspectives on Bessie Head. Trenton NJ and Asmara, Eritrea: Africa World Press (pb $, £ - 1 0) , pp. Africa 11 (2), REVIEWS OF BOOKS.

      This Study Guide consists of approximately 34 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Life. During her career, Bessie Head produced a body of work that focused on essential African concerns, such as village and. Critical Essays on Bessie Head by Maxine Sample and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Critical Essays on Bessie Head Contributions in Afro-american & African Studies by Sample, Maxine - AbeBooks.

      Journalistic sketches, essays and personal notes form a biographical study of South African born Bessie Head's complex existence. Born in , the result of an illicit union between a black man and a white woman, Bessie spent her early years in South Africa, a period of exile in Botswana () and was a Botswana citizen before her death at the age of /5. Critical Essays on Bessie Head 原版新书-英国现货(周内到达上海发货中心后京东快递发出)澜瑞外文全场免运费!.


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MAXINE SAMPLE is Associate Professor of English at State University of West Georgia, where she teaches African and African American literature courses.

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Author: Maxine J. Cornish Sample ISBN: Genre: Literary Collections. Bessie Head is one of the best-known African woman writers who wrote in English. She was born Bessie Amelia Emery in a mental hospital in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, on July 6.

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