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Jungfrau and Other Short Stories - 2841439596

64,41 zł

Jungfrau and Other Short Stories New Internationalist Publications Ltd

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

The 7th winner is Mary Watson from South Africa for "Jungfrau". Chairman of the Judges, Dr Nana Wilson - Tagoe said of "Jungfrau", "It is a powerfully written narrative that works skillfully through a child's imagination to suggest a world of insights about familial and social relationships in the new South Africa. It is superbly written and does what a short story should do, by leaving spaces around its narrative in which readers can enter again and again". This story along with the other shortlisted stories and work from the Caine prize writers' workshop are all collected in this volume. About the Caine Prize: Known as the 'African Booker', the Caine Prize for African Writing is a spring board for some of the best talent in African writing. Previous winners include Leila Aboulela, whose subsequent novels have been broadcast on BBC Radio and longlisted for the Orange prize, and Helon Habila who has published several novels since winning the Caine Prize.

Sklep: Libristo.pl

Director and Other Stories from Morocco - 2826672490

65,99 zł

Director and Other Stories from Morocco University of Texas Press

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

New stories by Leila Abouzeid, the noted Moroccan writer, constitute an event for both East and West, for, as in her critically acclaimed novel, "Year of the Elephant", the author cuts across cultural and national boundaries to offer fiction that has meaning for both Western and Middle Eastern readers. The stories in this volume deal with issues both traditional and modern-relations between parents and children, between husbands and wives, and between citizens of newly independent Morocco and its new nationalist representative government. Independence from French colonial rule has brought many changes to Morocco-some more beneficial than others. Women have entered the work force in great numbers, a development which has brought them new freedoms, but which has also caused problems within the traditional family. Abouzeid shows us how these changes have affected ordinary men and women, how small everyday events loom large in individual lives. To her crisp style, reminiscent of some Western realist novelists, she adds elements of Arabic fiction-the oral story-telling technique, for example. Abouzeid writes first in Arabic, which she has stated is a political choice. This makes her a literary pioneer in North Africa, where, until recently, most authors wrote in French. Elizabeth Warnock Fernea has written an introduction for this book, setting the stories in historical context.

Sklep: Libristo.pl

Sapphistries - 2845906696

399,59 zł

Sapphistries NEW YORK UNIVERSITY PRESS

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

From the ancient poet Sappho to tombois in contemporary Indonesia, women throughout history and around the globe have desired, loved, and had sex with other women. In beautiful prose, "Sapphistries" tells their stories, capturing the multitude of ways that diverse societies have shaped female same-sex sexuality across time and place. Leila J. Rupp reveals how, from the time of the very earliest societies, the possibility of love between women has been known, even when it is feared, ignored, or denied. We hear women in the sex-segregated spaces of convents and harems whispering words of love. We see women beginning to find each other on the streets of London and Amsterdam, in the aristocratic circles of Paris, in the factories of Shanghai. We find women's desire and love for women meeting the light of day as Japanese schoolgirls fall in love, and lesbian bars and clubs spread from 1920s Berlin to 1950s Buffalo. And we encounter a world of difference in the twenty-first century, as transnational concepts and lesbian identities meet local understandings of how two women might love each other. Giving voice to words from the mouths and pens of women, and from men's prohibitions, reports, literature, art, imaginings, pornography, and court cases, Rupp also creatively employs fiction to imagine possibilities when there is no historical evidence. "Sapphistries" combines lyrical narrative with meticulous historical research, providing an eminently readable and uniquely sweeping story of desire, love, and sex between women around the globe from the beginning of time to the present.

Sklep: Libristo.pl

Afar - 2848636714

66,99 zł

Afar

Książki Obcojęzyczne>Angielskie>Children

Boetema Suddenly Develops The Ability To Astrally Project To Other Worlds, Unintentionally Possessing The Bodies Of People Light Years Away. Inotu, Her Inquisitive Brother With A Pension For Trouble, Finds Himself On The Run After He's Caught Eavesdropping On An Illegal Business Deal Between Small Town Business Tycoons And Their Cyborg Bodyguard.

Sklep: Gigant.pl

A Simple Story - 2840254213

48,99 zł

A Simple Story

Książki Obcojęzyczne>Angielskie>Biography & True Stories>MemoirsKsiążki Obcojęzyczne>Angielskie>The arts>Dance & other performing ar...

The Story Of A Dancer's Attempt To Win The Biggest Contest Of His Life

Sklep: Gigant.pl

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