Assia Djebar's Short Stories and Women
Writing after Fanon and after independence, Assia Djebar brings women's experiences of war into sharp focus. Her collection of short stories offers glimpses into the daily lives of women.
International Journal of the Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 4, pp.51-58.
Article: Print (Spiral Bound).
Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.782MB).
Mohanalakshmi Rajakumar was born in Chennai, India but has lived abroad since the age of 4. She recently served as the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs for Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Doha, Qatar. Her research interests include Postcolonial Literature, specifically Muslim women’s literature. She also publishes fiction, including a short story “Dasi” in the Sierra Leone Pen’s recent anthology, Book of Voices, about widows in India.
In addition to “Dasi”, four other stories from Mohana’s first short story collection, Weeds and Other Stories, have been published including “Baby”, “Tree”, “Truth” and “Plates.”
Mohana is finishing her PhD in Postcolonial Literature from the University of Florida.
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