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African women's empowerment : a study in Amma Darko's selected novels

Abstract : This thesis adresses the question of wether African female novelists have a different view in portraying their female characters ans it investigates on wether their fiction can inspire women'e empowerment. It examines the influence of culture and customs in the selected novels by Amma Darko. Focusing on thse novels of the third generation, the thesis explores mods of memories, trauma and history writing and highlights the way she represents, reaffirms ans re-positions women in her creative writings to empower them in society.It analyses the solutions o issues raised through the novelist's choracters. This thesis finally shows how much Amma Darko' is at the forefront of a committed African litterature written by African women with an ideological point of view.
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Koumagnon Alfred Djossou Agboadannon. African women's empowerment : a study in Amma Darko's selected novels. Linguistics. Le Mans Université; Université d'Abomey-Calavi (Bénin), 2018. English. ⟨NNT : 2018LEMA3008⟩. ⟨tel-02049712⟩



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