n English in Africa - Transgressing boundaries : marginality, complicity and subversion in Nervous Conditions
|Article Title||Transgressing boundaries : marginality, complicity and subversion in Nervous Conditions|
|© Publisher:||Institute for the Study of English in Africa (ISEA)|
|Journal||English in Africa|
|Publication Date||May 2003|
|Pages||145 - 155|
This paper seeks to explore the various ways in which Nervous Conditions foregrounds the heterogeneity of women's voices within an African context. By emphasizing the various levels of complicity with and resistance to patriarchy and colonialism, the novel negates the notion that African women's voices constitute a homogeneous 'third world voice.'
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