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Unwinding Threads: Writings by Women in Africa
Unwinding Threads Writings by Women in Africa Author:Charlotte H. Bruner (Editor) Breaking tradition and speaking as individuals, African women take us into their experiences, frustrations and strength through imaginative fiction. This anthology of short stories and extracts from novels by authors from all over Africa gives a rare insight into the continent's cultural diversity. The experience, the goal, the language, the aud... more »ience, differ from one writer to another. But linking them is the voice of women - from behind the veil of the Muslim north to the psyche of apartheid and its resisters. Their works all affirm, as Doris Lessing wrote, that 'the filter which is a woman's way of looking at life has the same validity as that filter which is a man's way'.
First published by Heinemann Educational Books in 1983 in its African Writers Series (Number 256), this edition is a 1985 reprint from the Zimbabwe Publishing House in its ZPH Writers Series (Number 27).« less