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Title Women writing Africa. The eastern region / edited by Amandina Lihamba ... [et al.].

Imprint New York : The Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 2007.

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 Moore Stacks  PL8014.E22 W66 2007    Available  ---
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxv, 478 p. ; 23 cm.
Series The women writing Africa project ; v. 3
Women writing Africa project ; v. 3.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A note on the women writing Africa project/ Tuzyline Jita Allan, Abena P. A. Busia, and Florence Howe -- Preface/ Austin Bukenya -- Introduction/ Amandina Lihamba, Fulata L. Moyo, M.M. Mulokozi, Naomi L. Shitemi, Saida Yahya-Othman -- Eighteenth and nineteenth centuries -- Peace and security/ Sultan Fatima binti Muhammad Mkubwa -- From a mother's advice, and prayer: an epic poem/ Mwana Kupona binti Msham -- A royal childhood in Zanzibar/ Emily Ruete -- My God, why have you forsaken me?/ Martha Thabi -- Let not your heart be troubled/ Jessie Nyagondwe -- Ten times a slave / Bwanikwa -- Early twentieth century (1900-1935) -- Face to face with Wangu Wa Makeri / E. May Crawford -- Binti Ali the clever/ Anonymous -- My student/ Jane Elizabeth Chadwick and Eva Chadwick -- Four songs/ Siti binti Saad -- Song of the coffee girls/ Communal -- I want a divorce/ Luiza -- Civilized motherhood/ Zeina binti Mwinyipembe Sekinyaga -- A petition/ Mwana Hashima binti Sheikh -- Letter opposing female circumcision/ Nyambura wa Kihurani, Raheli Wariga was Jahanna, and Alice Murigo wa Meshak -- The word prostitute has confused us/ Lusi Kyebakutika -- Should women be educated?/ Emily Mkandawire -- Letter to the Bishop/ Mothers union members -- Mid-twentieth century (1936-1969) -- Fighting for my chieftaincy/ Chauwa Banda -- Modern Marriages/ Princess Kaiko Nambayo -- Letters on women's education/ Martha Kapanga and Mrs. E. Akapelwa Inambwae -- Domestic violence/ Erusa Kibanda -- Letters from Africa to a daughter in England/ Nellie Grant -- Wartime in Zanzibar/ Zeyana Ali Muh'd -- Letters on race and politics/ Elspeth Huxley and Margery Perham -- When Ogres lived/ Miriam Wandai -- An African marries a white through mere worldly desires/ C.M. binti Hassan -- Fighting for widow's property and the right to refuse marriage/ Nyense Namwandu -- Women are human beings/ Z and G -- Two poems/ Bibi Pirira Athumani -- Gidmay: farwell to a bride/ Communal -- From slavery to freedom/ Mama Meli -- Birds will mourn her/ Ng'washi ng'wana Nzuluge -- Letter on owning land/ Zaynab Himid Muhamed -- Debate on higher education/ Florence Lubega -- On education/ Joyce Masembe Mpanga -- Praised be Jesus Christ: a letter/ Anonymous -- The princess of politcs/ Princess Nakatindi -- Letter on seclusion/ S. Nyakire -- An unusual girlhood/ Genda Mislay Lohi -- The truth will always speak/ Rose Chibambo -- What we have in common/ Susan Buxton Wood -- The advancement of women/ Barbro Johansson -- Africans are not poor/ Lucy Lameck -- Sacrifices for change/ Bibi Titi Mohamed -- Model day during the emergency/ Hannah Kahiga -- Late twentieth century (1970-1995) -- Pray, no revenge/ Grace Akello -- The mischievous cow/ Mirimam K. Were -- A barmaid's life/ Anna Chipaka -- Two satirical poems/ Fatma binti Athman -- From Hush, my child hush, of onions and frankincense/ Zaynab Himid Mohammed -- Speech on international women's day/ Miria Obote -- The language of healers/ Queen Namunyala -- Creating in the mother-tongue/ Penina Muhando Mlama -- Fighting for what belonged to me/ Tsitsi V. Himunyanga-Phiri -- We want to be sisters/ Sister Mary John -- Learning the sex trade/ Marjorie Oludhe Macgoye -- Warrior women/ Field Marshal Muthoni-Kirima -- Tryst with peril/ Elieshi Lema -- Let us praise phoebe, our MP/ Grace Awach -- Life and death/ Margaret A. Ogola -- Nakayima and the wonder tree/ Ester Nakate -- Every woman a child of God, Malawi/ Janet Karim -- Memories of a Zanzibar wedding/ Zehra Perra -- Into the twenty-first century (1996-2004) -- One blanket, Uganda/ Communal -- Songs complaining about husbands and lovers -- The impotent one climbed a tree/ Langi Women of Odokomit -- The greedy husband/ S.C. Hara -- Three Visekese songs/ Women of Rumphi district -- Make love and not babies/ Loise Kalondu wa Maseki -- The irresponsible husband/ Njira Chenga -- Vimbuza songs/ Communal -- Berjing, Beijing/ Monde Sifuniso -- The wasting disease/ Marjorie Oludhe Macgoye -- I am tired of talking in metaphors/ Susan Kiguli -- Independence, 1962/ Winnie Munyarugerero -- Two poems/ Vuyo Ophelia Wagi -- The singing drum/ Mary Penelope Mfune -- Seeking my husband in Kenya/ Neera Kapur-Dromson -- Fighting for women's rights/ Sarah Nyendwoha Ntiro -- A courageous woman/ Loise Kalondu wa Maseki -- Protest against polygamy/ Loise Kalondu wa Maseki -- Rwanda: in the shadow of God/ Goretti Kyomuhendo -- Mekatilili, the Mijikenda warrior/ Hannah Tsumah -- I want school, not marriage/ Esther Mwachombo -- From slavery to school/ Charlotte Poda -- Two poems/ Katherine Wanjiru Getao -- Allisoo is an insult/ Qabale Kosi, Shane Halake, and Darmi Dida -- Pounding songs/ Mbuyu Nalumango -- Six rural protest songs -- I am sitting down to write this letter/ Santa Apoto -- Apoto the girl/ Beta Aida -- When we say/ Lalweny Fanta -- Without women/ Sarah Atoo -- The monstrous disease/ Sarah Atoo -- We are now equal/ Christine Lamwaka -- My mother, my hero/ Esther Shadrack Mwachiru -- Lullabies -- Nine lullabies from Zanzibar/ Communal -- Four lullabies from Uganda/ Communal -- Four lullabies from Zambia/ Connumal -- I must call myself a feminist/ Miria Matembe -- The female husband/ Ruth Meena -- Language in Tanzania/ Martha Qorro -- In the stars/ Monica Arac de Nyeko -- The story of WACU/ Margaret Wangui Mwema -- Nobel peace prize lecture/ Wangari Maathai.
Subject East African literature -- Women authors.
East African literature -- Women authors -- Translations into English.
East African literature (English) -- Women authors.
Folk literature, African.
Oral tradition -- Africa, East.
Women -- Africa, East -- Literary collections.
Women -- Africa, East -- History -- Sources.
Africa, East -- Literary collections.
Africa, East -- History -- Sources.
Added Author Lihamba, Amandina.
Added Title Eastern region
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