Index
Abel, Elizabeth, 122, 140, 145, 229 n25, 235
n26. See also Bildungsroman: female
Achebe, Chinua, 3, 7–9, 14, 16, 40, 44–
45, 215 n10, 215 n11, 219 n45, 219 n46,
237 n2; Anthills of the Savannah, 53–
54; ‘‘Colonialist Criticism,’’ 53; ‘‘An
Image of Africa,’’ 53; Things Fall Apart,
7–9, 14, 21, 40, 44–46, 49–55. See also
Boyce Davies, Carole; Gikandi, Simon;
reading strategies for gender and
women in relation to nation; Women’s
War of 1929
Adichie, Chimananda, 218 n39, 237 n2;
Half of a Yellow Sun, 33, 206–7, 211, 219
n1; Purple Hibiscus, 206–7, 219 n1, 230
n30
Ahmad, Aijaz, 11, 27, 29, 217 n31. See also
national allegory
Aidoo, Ama Ata: The Dilemma of a
Ghost, 218 n36; Our Sister Killjoy, 30–
32, 220–21 n11. See also reading strat-
egies for gender and women in rela-
tion to nation
Alden, Patricia, 125, 220 n9, 227 n1
Algeria: ‘‘Algeria Unveiled’’ (Fanon), 231
n39; education and schooling in, 172–
73, 185, 188, 229 n20, 230 n27, 230 n29,
231 n36; literary history of, 166–68;
national political history of, 186–87
allegory, 22–23, 28, 31–39, 42, 136, 205–7,
217 n33. See also Asad, Talal; national
allegory
Amadiume, Ifi, Male Daughters, Female
Husbands, 46, 54–55, 219 n3, 220 n10,
221 n18, 221 n19. See also domestic or
private sphere; Women’s War of 1929
L’amour, la fantasia (Djebar), 39, 43,
166–85, 186, 194, 200, 201, 232 n5, 234
n22, 236 n34. See also Ombre sultane
Anderson, Benedict, 84, 131–32, 137, 224
n13
apostrophe, 79–80
Asad, Talal, 22, 26. See also allegory
Bâ, Mariama: interview with, about
women in Africa, 10–13; Une si longue
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