Africa Speaks: West African University Students Write About Their Lives
|Title:||Africa Speaks: West African University Students Write About Their Lives|
"Africa Speaks" is a collection of essays and stories by Nigerien university students, about growing up and living in West Africa on the fault line between traditional and western cultures. Topics include childhood; natural and manmade disasters; magic and belief, customs and rituals; love, courtship, marriage and divorce; family life; rural vs. urban living; politics and public issues; education; heritage; being an outsider.The texts were written in 1990-92 at the University of Niamey, Niger Republic, in classes taught by Patricia Stoll, Fulbright Professor of Writing and Literature.
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|Keywords:||West Africa; youth; Niger|
Western Africa. General Resources;
Society » Generalities;
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