BUCHI EMECHETA: "TO BE IS TO BE FAMOUS"
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BUCHI EMECHETA: "TO BE IS TO BE FAMOUS"
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S0321-50750000617-4-1
Publication type
Article
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Published
Authors
Tatiana Gavristova 
Pages
71-74
Abstract
The article is dedicated to history of Buchi Emecheta - writer and publisher, the author of over 20 books on women’s lives. On July 21, 2014 she celebrated her 70-th birthday. She lives in London since 1962. Her first novel, “In The Ditch», was published in 1972. Since then, the popularity of the writer only increased. The article traces the origins of writer’s creativity. The author analyzes gene substratum of Buchi’s works, their links with the traditions of postmodernism and Igbo people.
Keywords
Buchi Emecheta, novel, London, Nigeria, feminism, postmodernism, African diaspora
Date of publication
01.01.2015
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1. Emecheta B. The Joys of Motherhood. N.-Y., 1979. P. 47  
2. Emecheta B. Second-dass Citizen. Fontana/Collins,Glasgow, 1977. P. 8