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Tell It to Women

An Epic Drama for Women

Osonye Tess Onwueme
Foreword by Ngugi wa Thiong’o

Tell It To Women gives traditional rural women a voice: the women from Idu break from their assumed position of silence and powerlessness to confront the urban women who believe their western education gives them the authority to speak for all women.

Paperback
Published: March 1997
ISBN: 9780814326497
eBOOK
Published: March 1997
ISBN: 9780814336779

José Donoso's House of Fiction

A Dramatic Construction of Time and Place

Flora González Mandri

This text examines the multiple narrative perspectives Donoso presents and traces a transformation in Donoso's works from complex stage performance to political forum.

Hardback
Published: April 1995
ISBN: 9780814325261

Women of the Word

Jewish Women and Jewish Writing

Edited by Judith R. Baskin

Women of the Word is part of an emerging effort to listen to the voices of Jewish women both past and present.

Paperback
Published: October 1994
ISBN: 9780814324233

Three Plays

The Broken Calabash, Parables for a Season, and The Reighn of Wazobia

Tess Akaeke Onwueme

This anthology of plays allows a glimpse into the lives of the people of Onwueme’s native Nigeria and reveals the range and beauty of Nigerian culture.

Paperback
Published: September 1993
ISBN: 9780814324455

Hatshepsut, Speak to Me

Ruth Whitman

An innovative and adventurous book, this collection of poems is in the form of a conversation with Queen Hatshepsut, the only woman pharaoh in ancient Egypt.

Paperback
Published: June 1992
ISBN: 9780814323809
Hardback
Published: June 1992
ISBN: 9780814323793

The Hebrew Goddess

Raphael Patai
Foreword by William G. Dever

A revised edition containing new chapters on the Shekhina.

Paperback
Published: September 1990
ISBN: 9780814322710
eBOOK
Published: September 1990
ISBN: 9780814338216

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