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Representations: Fiction, Modern: Sub-Saharan Africa
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Since the 1960s, sub-Saharan African fiction has received serious critical attention in its exploration and scrutinization of the effects of colonialism, indigenous and European colonial patriarchies, national struggles, and modernization. One major reason for this burgeoning attention is the wri…

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Deniz Gundogan Ibrisim, “Representations: Fiction, Modern: Sub-Saharan Africa”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 30 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002176>
First published online: 2019

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