A Rain of Words: A Bilingual Anthology of Women's Poetry in Francophone Africa

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Although the past two decades have seen a wide recognition of the notable fiction written in French by African women, little attention has been given to their equally significant poetry. A Rain of Words is the first comprehensive attempt to survey the poetic production of these women, collecting work by forty-seven poets from a dozen francophone African countries. Some are established writers; others are only beginning to publish their work. Almost none of the poems here have been published outside of Africa or Europe or ...

A Rain of Words: A Bilingual Anthology of Women's Poetry in Francophone Africa 2009, University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville

ISBN-13: 9780813927664

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A Rain of Words: A Bilingual Anthology of Women's Poetry in Francophone Africa 2009, University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville

ISBN-13: 9780813927657

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