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Spring 2006
Guest Editors: Nawal el Sadawi and Obioma Nnaemeka
 
Cover: They Hooded me and Imagined Me with Strange Horns
(Wonderland series no. 41) by Marcia Kure
 
V Preface Paula J. Giddings
WOMEN, CREATIVITIY AND DISSIDENCE  
  Introduction: Sideline Insurgencies and Gendered Art Obioma Nnaemeka
  The Seventh International AWSA Conference: Rationale and the Way Forward Nawal el Saadawi
  To Be Singularly Nomadic or a Territorialized National: At the Crossroads of Francophone Women’s Writing of the Maghreb
Valérie Orlando
  Feminist or Simply Feminine? Reflections on the Works of Nana Asma’u, a Nineteenth-Century West African Woman
Poet, Intellectual, and Social Activist
Chukwuma Azuonye
  Outrageous Behavior: Women’s Public Performance in North Africa
Laura Chakravarty Box
  Blurred Genres, Blended Memories: Engendering Dissidence in Nawal el Saadawi’s Memoirs of a Woman Doctor and
Tsitsi Dangarembga’s Nervous Conditions
Katwiwa Mule
  Politics by Other Means: Two Egyptian Artists, Gazbia Sirry and Ghada Amer Chika Okeke-Agulu
 

The Price of Dissidence: A Meditation Samar Attar
on Creativity, Censorship, and Exile

Samar Attar
  Durable Dreams: Dissent, Critique, and Creativity in Faat Kiné and Moolaadé Jude G. Akudinobi
  African Literature and the Woman: The Imagined Reality as a Strategy of Dissidence Chimalum Nwankwo
  Guantanamo: A Feminist Perspective on U.S. Human Rights Violations Victoria Brittain
  Dissidence, Creativity, and Embargo Art in Nuha Al-Radi’s Baghdad Diaries Brinda Mehta
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