Reading Awa Thiam's La parole aux Négresses through the lens of Feminisms and Hegemony of English language

Gertrude Mutonkoley Mianda

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In this paper, I argue that Awa Thiam’s pioneering analysis of women’s oppression that identified the interlocking systems of race, class, and sex has been ignored in mainstream Western feminism. As a result, African women, as producers of knowledge in feminism, have been seriously overlooked.

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Dans cet article, je fais valoir que l’analyse d’avant-garde de l’oppression de la femme, par Awa Thiam, qui a permis de cerner les systèmes entrelacés de la race, de la classe et du sexe, a été négligée dans le féminisme occidental. Par conséquent, les femmes africaines, comme productrices de connaissances en matière de féminisme, ont été grandement oubliées.


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