READ PDF ↠ The Amputated Memory: A Novel (Women Writing Africa) - by Werewere Liking Marjolijn De Jager Michelle Mielly #2020


  • Title: The Amputated Memory: A Novel (Women Writing Africa)
  • Author: Werewere Liking Marjolijn De Jager Michelle Mielly
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 374
  • Format: Kindle Edition

  • The Amputated Memory: A Novel (Women Writing Africa) By Werewere Liking Marjolijn De Jager Michelle Mielly .An expansive, eclectic, and innovative novel Women s Review of BooksA modern day Things Fall Apart, The Amputated Memory explores the ways in which an African woman s memory preserves, and strategically forgets, moments in her tumultuous past as well as the cultural past of her country, in the hopes of making a healthier future possible.Pinned between the political am.An expansive, eclectic, and innovative novel Women s Review of BooksA modern day Things Fall Apart, The Amputated Memory explores the ways in which an African woman s memory preserves, and strategically forgets, moments in her tumultuous past as well as the cultural past of her country, in the hopes of making a healthier future possible.Pinned between the political ambitions of her philandering father, the colonial and global influences of encroaching and exploitative governments, and the traditions of her Cameroon village, Halla Njok recalls childhood traumas and reconstructs forgotten experiences to reclaim her sense of self Winner of the Noma Award previous honorees include Mamphela Ramphele, Ngugi wa Thiong o, and Ken Saro Wiwa The Amputated Memory was called by the Noma jury a truly remarkable achievement a deeply felt presentation of the female condition in Africa and a celebration of women as the country s memory.
    Werewere Liking Marjolijn De Jager Michelle Mielly
    a self taught painter, sculptor, writer and stage director She took an interest at first in traditional literature and particularly in the rituals of the Bassa region She then settled in C te d Ivoire , taking an enthusiastic interest in Malian, Zairian and Nigerian cultures Liking is widely thought of as a pioneer in contemporary African creative expression, her works drawing attention to the potential of African literature to renew and regenerate its own forms Her texts display the crossing of numerous genres and she explores stylistic features that are present in oral traditions, viz praise naming, lullaby, allegorical and etiological tales, proverbs, legends and myths For her poetry is the language of the heart and the mind poetry is form, rhythm, sound and colour that is why when poetry is written down with words, these words reveal easily the colours, the forms and sounds the musicality and the richness of which, when projected like pictures, cannot escape the person reading or listening to it After six years of academic research and gaining experience from local and international tours, Liking s concern has been to ensure that her research will be of widest benefit to African artists In 1985, she created Ki Yi M bock in Abidjan, a pan African artistic creation and production group covering every contemporary expression, including performing arts, literature and audio visual arts It was later to became Ki Yi Village, a training centre for artists from all over the region The Village was officially opened as Pan African Ki Yi Training Centre in 2001 where the internationally renowned group Ki Yi M bock worked Loyal to the name of the group, Ultimate knowledge of the Universe , Ki Yi artists promote a multidisciplinary aesthetic in conformity with African tradition.

    The Amputated Memory: A Novel (Women Writing Africa) By Werewere Liking Marjolijn De Jager Michelle Mielly

    Commentaires:

    • READ PDF ↠ The Amputated Memory: A Novel (Women Writing Africa) - by Werewere Liking Marjolijn De Jager Michelle Mielly
      374 Werewere Liking Marjolijn De Jager Michelle Mielly
    • thumbnail Title: READ PDF ↠ The Amputated Memory: A Novel (Women Writing Africa) - by Werewere Liking Marjolijn De Jager Michelle Mielly
      Posted by:Werewere Liking Marjolijn De Jager Michelle Mielly
      Published :2020-03-20T19:05:54+00:00