Download e-book for iPad: After the Ceremonies: New and Selected Poems (African Poetry by Ama Ata Aidoo,Helen Yitah

By Ama Ata Aidoo,Helen Yitah

Ama Ata Aidoo is among the best-known African writers this present day. Spanning 3 a long time of labor, the poems during this assortment address themes of colonialism, independence, motherhood, and gender in intimate, own methods along remark on broader social issues. After the Ceremonies is prepared in 3 elements: new and uncollected poems, a few of which Aidoo calls “misplaced or downright lost”; decisions from Aidoo’s An indignant Letter in January and different Poems; and choices from Someone chatting with Sometime.
              

even if Aidoo is healthier identified for her novels Changes: A Love Story and Our Sister Killjoy, that are generally learn in women’s literature classes, and her performs The problem of a Ghost and Anowa, that are learn and played world wide, her prowess as a poet shines during this collection.

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