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Ethnic Identities and Gender Themes in Contemporary East African Literature
Diese Dissertation untersucht Werken von Gegenwartsschriftstellern aus Ostafrika, die entweder dort oder im Ausland leben. Der Textkorpus umfasst neue Romane und Kurzgeschichten in englischer Sprache aus Kenia als ein ...
Power and Gendered Identities: (Re) Configuring the Gendered Self in Kenyan Drama
(International Institute for Science, Technology and Education, Vol.3, No.9, 2013, 2013)
Studies of power and gender identity form part of the dominant discourses of various scholars such as Judith Butler, Julia Kristeva, Margaret Hall, Michel Foucault, and Gloria Anzaldua who have explored the concepts of ...
Why and to Where does Ajany Run? Culture and Femininity in Yvonne Owuor’s Dust
(Taylor & Francis, 2021-09-09)
Launched around the time Kenya was marking fifty years of independence, Yvonne Owuor’s Dust has been described as a ‘cultural inheritance.’ It portrays a collection of colourful characters who laugh at themselves in ...
Transmutation and Temporality: Shifting Figures of African Women in Jennifer Makumbi’s Historical Novel Kintu (2014)
(International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Translation (IJLLT), 2021-02-02)
The role of African women writers in employing the unique style of presenting several generations of women characters in the same historical novel to narrate how the world of women has been transformed across time cannot ...
The Commodification of the Female Body in the Akamba Pop Music
(EAST AFRICAN NATURE & SCIENCE ORGANIZATION, 2022-10)
This paper interrogates the objectified and commodified images of women constructed in the Akamba pop songs, especially those selected for this study. It analyses how these construed femininities offer a gender imbalance ...