Stories of women

Gender and narrative in the postcolonial nation

by Elleke Boehmer

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  • 9780719068799
  • 9781847796066
Why is the nation in a postcolonial world so often seen as a motherland? Stories of women is a pathbreaking study of the perenially fascinating relationship between foundational fictions of the nation and gendered images. The book focuses critically on postcolonial spaces ranging from West Africa to India.

  • Manchester University Press; July 2013
  • ISBN: 9781847796066
  • Edition: 1
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  • Title: Stories of women
  • Author: Elleke Boehmer
  • Imprint: Manchester University Press
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9780719068799
  • 9781847796066

About The Author

Elleke Boehmer is Hildred Carlile Professor in English at Royal Holloway, University of London

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9780719068799
  • 9781847796066