Emecheta, Buchi: The Joys of Motherhood

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Nigeria, Africa, Feminism, Muslims, World War 2, War, Referat, Hausaufgabe, Emecheta, Buchi: The Joys of Motherhood
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Buchi Emecheta: The Joys of Motherhood (1979) Buchi Emecheta emigrated from Nigeria to London with her young husband, only to find herself ultimately alone, raising children in a hostile and poverty-ridden climate. Through hard work and study she became an influential writer focusing on the roles of women in both the traditional and emigrant societies. Her portrait of Ibo culture is a very different one from China Achebe`s; but we must bear in mind not only that she is writing as a woman, but that her novel is set long after Things Fall Apart, when traditional structures have begun to malfunction seriously under the impact of urbanization. Because she shares many western feminist concerns, she has been embraced by many feminist writers, but she herself does not identify entirely with ...

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