Buchi Emecheta | Criticism

This literature criticism consists of approximately 17 pages of analysis & critique of Buchi Emecheta.
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SOURCE: “Feminism with a Small ‘f’!,” in Criticism and Ideology: Second African Writers' Conference, edited by Kirsten Holst Petersen, Scandinavian Institute of African Studies, 1988, pp. 173-85.

In the following essay, Emecheta discusses her artistic concerns and feminist perspective. As Emecheta illustrates, African feminism differs significantly from Western feminism due to the distinct cultural values and sexual identity of African women.

I am just an ordinary writer, an ordinary writer who has to write, because if I didn't write I think I would have to be put in an asylum. Some people have to communicate, and I happen to be one of them. I have tried several times to take university appointments and work as a critic, but each time I have packed up and left without giving notice. I found that I could not bring myself to criticize other people's work. When my husband burned my first book...

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