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Published by Ogwugwu Afor in London .
Written in English


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StatementBuchi Emecheta.
The Physical Object
Pagination178 p. ;
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16565831M
ISBN 100950817716

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In “The Rape of Shavi (), Emecheta’s most unusual work The arrival of a group of Europeans fleeing from nuclear holocaust is the fictional pretext to investigate the infringement of African culture and customs through Western intrusion.

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REVIEWS/RECOMMENDATIONS. In “The Rape of Shavi (), Emecheta’s most unusual work The arrival of a group of Europeans fleeing from nuclear holocaust is the fictional pretext to investigate the infringement of African culture and customs through Western intrusion.

book; in the scholarship on Emecheta, The Rape of Shavi is briefly discussed in only two articles, though the novel was published ten years ago. This fact is puzzling, for The Rape of Shavi has a mythic, lyrical quality, clearly more literary Volume Numbers 1 & 2, Spring-Summer, Fall-Winter, Page 3.

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This article is a pragmatic analysis of the figurative language used by the Nigerian writer Buchi Emecheta in her novel “The Rape of Shavi” published in It is an attempt of interpretation of the implied meaning she conveys to her readers through allusions, metaphors, similes and symbols.

The analyzed data were collected through a selection of some important instances of figurative Author: Datondji Cocou André. The Rape ofShavi JUDIE NEWMAN Although Buchi Emecheta's fiction has attracted considerable interest and atten tion, one novel, The Rape of Shavi () has been passed over in critical silence.

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A group of Europeans fleeing a nuclear holocaust, crash-land in the west African kingdom of Shavi, presenting King Patayon and his people with a set of problems that not even Ogene, the all-powerful goddess of the lakes is able to resolve. With the voice of an accomplished story teller, Nigerian born Buchi Emecheta has created a moving story set partly in Britain and partly in an imaginary.

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Hi Jim, Of course, there are many YA books that have dark themes, because many young adults and children live dark lives. I can’t help but notice you left this inquiry on the list of books about some of these dark issues — sexual assault, dating violence, and rape in YA fiction — and disparage the fiction that deals with these issues.

More editions of The Rape of Shavi: A Novel: The Rape of Shavi: A Novel: ISBN () Softcover, George Braziller Inc. Florence Onyebuchi "Buchi" Emecheta OBE (21 July – 25 January ) was a Nigerian-born novelist, based in the UK fromwho also wrote plays and an autobiography, as well as works for children.

She was the author of more than 20 books, including Second Class Citizen (), The Bride Price (), The Slave Girl () and The Joys of Motherhood ().Born: Florence Onyebuchi Emecheta, 21 July.The Rape of Shavi 作者: Emecheta, Buchi 出版社: W W Norton & Co Inc 出版年: 页数: 定价: $ 装帧: Pap ISBN: 豆瓣评分.

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