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After the Ceremonies: New and Selected Poems (African Poetry by Ama Ata Aidoo,Helen Yitah

By Ama Ata Aidoo,Helen Yitah

Ama Ata Aidoo is without doubt one of the best-known African writers this present day. Spanning 3 many years of labor, the poems during this assortment address themes of colonialism, independence, motherhood, and gender in intimate, own methods along remark on broader social issues. After the Ceremonies is prepared in 3 components: new and uncollected poems, a few of which Aidoo calls “misplaced or downright lost”; decisions from Aidoo’s An offended Letter in January and different Poems; and decisions from Someone speaking to Sometime.
              

even though Aidoo is healthier recognized for her novels Changes: A Love Story and Our Sister Killjoy, that are largely learn in women’s literature classes, and her performs The issue of a Ghost and Anowa, that are learn and played around the world, her prowess as a poet shines during this collection.

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