About this Class
In this course, we will explore the concept of African and Caribbean women's writing through excerpts from the novels of Assia Djebar, Maryse Condé, Leonora Miano, Aminata Sow Fall and Mariama Bâ.
Communicative and Linguistic objectives:
- Understand the historical and geographic context of these products
- Recognize the linguistic particularities used
- Identify dominant themes
- Understand the author's style
- Use the lexicon of literary analysis
Header: Portrait of Mariama Ba kept at the Maison d’éducation Mariama Ba. Photography by Edouard Joubeaud.