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Betrayal and Other Acts of Subversion

January 8th 2018

ELEANOR WALSH explores the feminist traits of ‘The Limping Bride’, a powerful short story by Samrat Upadhyay: ‘The most striking tension in the story is the stark disparity between what we as the reader learn about Rukmini’s character, and the other characters’ perception of her…’

Happy African Feminist

November 21st 2016

ANDISWA ONKE MAQUTU explores the feminist and patriarchal themes of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s short story collection, The Thing Around Your Neck: ‘It is a collection exploring migration: its freedoms, the way it opens new worlds, new ways of seeing an old and familiar world, the protection of the new world, and also the limits it places on Africans…’

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