Tuesday, April 11, 2006

French-African Women Writers Meme

A response to the Women Writers Meme.

Same directions: Instructions: Bold the ones you've read. Italicize the ones you have wanted/might like to read. ??Place question marks by any titles/authors you've never heard of?? Put an asterisk if you've read something else by the same author.

Mariama Bâ, So long a letter.
Calixthe Beyala. Loukoum: the little prince of Belleville.
Calixthe Beyala. The sun hath looked upon me. (ironically, my current reading)
Andrée Blouin, Andrée. My country, Africa : autobiography of the black pasionaria.
Andrée Clair. Bemba, an African adventure.
Nafissatou Diallo, Nafissatou. A Dakar childhood.
* Nafissatou Diallo. Princess of Tiali.
Fatou Diome. The Belly of the Atlantic. (I wrote about it here)
Marie-Félicité Ebokea. Ayolee's Song
Fatou Keïta. The smile thief
Fatou Keïta. The little blue boy
Marie NDiaye. Hilda
Marie NDiaye. Among family
Aminata Sow Fall. The beggars' strike, or the dregs of society
* Véronique Tadjo. Lord of the dance: an African retelling.
* Véronique Tadjo. As the crow flies.
Véronique Tadjo. The Shadow of Imana. (I wrote about it here)
Tsibinda, Marie-Léontine. Wet Pagnes
Marie Béatrice Umutesi. Surviving the slaughter : the ordeal of a Rwandan refugee in Zaire.
Myriam Warner-Vieyra. As the sorcerer said.
??? Werewere Liking. The power of Um.
??? Werewere Liking. It shall be of jasper and coral
??> Werewere Liking. Love-across-a-hundred-lives.

List drawn from this one at Reading Women Writers and African Literature.

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