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The muslim "who has faith" in Leila Aboulela's novels Minaret (2005) and Lyrics Alley (2009)
(Taylor & Francis, 2013)
This essay analyses Leila Aboulela's narrative techniques when depicting a Muslim “who has faith” in her two most recent novels. In Minaret she presents religion as a source of strength for her female narrator-protagonist ...
A comparative reading of Elleke Boehmer’s Nile Baby and Richard Hoskins’ The Boy in the River: different attitudes towards the possibility of cultural ‘mixedness’
This article examines two contemporary texts that present different attitudes towards cultural diversity in Britain: Elleke Boehmer’s novel Nile Baby and Richard Hoskins’ memoir The Boy in the River. Boehmer, who is an ...
Lauretta Ngcobo’s And They Didn’t Die (1990) in post-apartheid South Africa – a critical rereading
(Taylor & Francis, 2017)
Rereading Lauretta Ngcobo’s And They Didn’t Die nearly thirty years after it was first published in 1990 proved to be a complex, rewarding experience. Setting her story of the lives of rural African women in KwaZulu-Natal ...