Third World Women's Literatures: A Dictionary and Guide to Materials in English, 1st Edition

  • Barbara Fister
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  • ISBN-10: 0313032777
  • ISBN-13: 9780313032776
  • DDC: 809.89287
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 390 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 1995 | Published/Released December 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 1995

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Provides entries on works, writers, and themes found in Third World women's literatures in English and English translation. Presents a balance of well-known writers and emerging ones, contemporary as well as historical writers, and representative selections of genres, literary styles, and themes.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Abouzeid, Leila.
2: Accad, Evelyne.
3: Acholonu, Catherine Obianuju.
4: Adisa, Opal Palmer.
5: Adnan, Etel.
6: African Diaspora.
7: Agosín, Marjorie.
8: Aidoo, Ama Ata.
9: Aikath-Gyaltsen, Indrani.
10: Akello, Grace.
11: Alamuddin, Rima.
12: Alegría, Claribel.
13: Alexander, Meena.
14: Alfon, Estrella.
15: Ali, Hauwa.
16: Alkali, Zaynab.
17: Allende, Isabel.
18: Allfrey, Phyllis Shand.
The Alphabet in the Park: Selected Poems of Adélia Prado.
19: Alvarado, Elvira.
An American Brat.
20: Amrita Pritam.
21: Amrouche, Fadhma.
Anancy and Miss Lou.
And They Didn't Die.
Annie John.
Another Birth: Selected Poems of Forugh Farrokhzad.
Another Country and Other Stories.
22: Antonius, Soraya.
23: Appachana, Anjana.
24: Appiah, Peggy.
An Apprenticeship, or the Book of Delights.
The Arab Apocalypse.
25: Arasanayagam, Jean.
Arrival of the Snake Woman and Other Stories.
As Long as Nothing Happens, Nothing Will.
As the Sorcerer Said.
At the Still Point.
26: Autobiography.
The Autobiography of a Chinese Girl.
27: Bâ, Mariama.
Baby Mother and the King of Swords: Short Stories.
28: Badr, Liyanah.
29: Bakr, Salwa.
A Balcony over the Fakihani.
The Barren Years and Other Short Stories and Plays.
30: Barrios de Chungara, Domitila.
Baumgartner's Bombay.
31: Bedford, Simi.
The Beggars' Strike, or, The Dregs of Society.
32: Bei, Ai.
Beka Lamb.
33: Belgrave, Valerie.
34: Belli, Gioconda.
35: Benitez, Sandra.
36: Bennett, Louise.
37: Benson, Mary.
Berji Kristin: Tales from the Garbage Hills.
Between Two Worlds.
A Bewitched Crossroad.
The Blindfold Horse: Memories of a Persian Girlhood.
38: Bloom, Valerie.
39: Blouin, Andrée.
Bodies of Water.
40: Bombal, María Luisa.
41: Borinsky, Alicia.
Borrowed Tongue.
The Boy Sandwich.
42: Brand, Dionne.
Breath, Eyes, Memory.
43: Breeze, Jean Binta.
The Bride Price.
The Bridge of Beyond.
44: Brodber, Erna.
Brown Girl, Brownstones.
45: Bugul, Ken.
The Bungalow.
Burmese Family.
46: Busia, Abena P. A..
The Butcher's Wife.
47: Cambridge, Joan.
48: Campobello, Nellie.
49: Campos, Julieta.
50: Cardinal, Marie.
Cartucho; and, My Mother's Hands.
51: Casely-Hayford, Adelaide.
52: Casely–Hayford, Gladys May.
53: Castellanos, Rosario.
54: Censorship.
55: Chang, Ai–ling.
56: Chang Chieh.
57: Chang, Jung.
58: Chauvet, Marie.
59: Chedid, Andrée.
60: Ch'en Hsueh-Chao.
61: Chen Jo–hsi.
62: Cheng Nien.
63: Cheong, Fiona.
Child of the Dark: The Diary of Carolina Maria de Jesús.
64: Children's Literature.
65: Chin Ts'ai.
A Chinese Winter's Tale: An Autobiographical Fragment.
The Chosen Place, the Timeless People.
Chronicles of the Hostile Sun.
66: Chua, Rebecca.
Circling Song.
City of Kings.
67: Cixous, Hélène.
Claiming an Identity They Taught Me to Despise.
Clara: Thirteen Short Stories and a Novel.
Clarise Cumberbatch Want to Go Home.
Clear Light of Day.
68: Cliff, Michelle.
The Coffer Dams.
The Collector of Treasures.
69: Collins, Merle.
A Compass for the Sunflower.
70: Condé, Maryse.
Considering Woman.
71: Couzyn, Jeni.
Cracking India.
72: Craig, Christine.
73: Creider, Jane Tapsubei.
Crick Crack, Monkey.
74: Cughta'i, 'Ismat.
75: Cunha, Helena Parente.
76: Cuza Malé, Belkis.
77: d'Adesky, Anne-christine.
A Dakar Childhood.
Dance on the Volcano.
Daneshvar's Playhouse.
78: Dangarembga, Tsitsi.
79: Danishvar, Simin.
80: Danquah, Mabel Dove.
81: Danticat, Edwidge.
82: Das, Kamala.
A Daughter of Han: The Autobiography of a Chinese Working Woman.
Daughter of Persia: A Woman's Journey from Her Father's Harem Through the Islamic Revolution.
Daughter of Shanghai.
Daughters of the House.
Daughters of the Twilight.
Days and Nights in Calcutta.
83: D'Costa, Jean.
84: De Lima, Clara Rosa.
The Dead Leaves.
Dear Diego.
85: Desai, Anita.
86: Deshpande, Gauri.
87: Deshpande, Shashi.
88: Devi, Mahasweta.
89: Dhingra, Leena.
90: Diallo, Nafissatou.
Dialogues in Paradise.
The Diary of Maria Tholo.
91: Diaz Lozano, Argentina.
92: Dike, Fatima.
Dilemma of a Ghost.
93: Dinesen, Isak.
94: Djebar, Assia.
Don't Be Afraid, Gringo: A Honduran Woman Speaks from the Heart.
Dreaming in Cuban.
95: Du Plessis, Menan.
Dumba Nengue: Run for Your Life—Peasant Tales of Tragedy in Mozambique.
96: Duong, Thu Huong.
97: Duras, Marguerite.
98: Dutt, Toru.
99: Edgell, Zee.
100: Ellis, Zoila.
101: Emecheta, Buchi.
Emily of Emerald Hill: A Monodrama.
102: Escoffery, Gloria.
103: Esquivel, Laura.
The Execution of Mayor Yin and Other Stories from the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution.
104: Exile.
The Expedition to the Baobab Tree.
105: Fall, Aminata Sow.
The Fall of the Imam.
The Family.
Family Album.
Family Ties.
The Family Tree: An Illustrated Novel.
Fantasia: An Algerian Cavalcade.
A Far Cry: The Making of a South African.
Farewell My Concubine.