Ama Ata Aidoo

Standard Name: Aidoo, Ama Ata


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Friends, Associates Bessie Head
In the African section of the Berlin festival she met or re-met Chinua Achebe , Wole Soyinka , Lewis Nkosi , and Dennis Brutus . The only other woman invited, Ama Ata Aidoo , had...
Reception Buchi Emecheta
Overall, BE is most widely recognised for her historical novels set in Nigeria before and after its independence. Critics generally applaud her strongly autobiographical stance for illuminating the struggles of African women against traditional roles...


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