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2 edition of Efuru. found in the catalog.

Efuru.

Flora Nwapa

Efuru.

by Flora Nwapa

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Published by Heinemann .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination281p.,21cm
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19651625M

DigitalBack Books, Efuru is set during colonial times and draws a vivid image of Riverine Igbo rural life, industrious women, pros and cons of local customs and beliefs, their disruption under the impact of missionary activities and education, as well as the benefits of Western medicine combatting tropical diseases. The story's characters portray major social components and . Her book Efuru attracted much international attention although it was criticised for its “weak writing” and “inauthentic story”. Efuru is an intriguing story of a woman with a savvy business mindset and a mind of her : Iheoma Hendy.

It is rare to find a book by a native Nigerian woman in print in the United States. Efuru is even more noteworthy because with this book, in , Flora Nwapa became the first native Nigerian woman to be published in Nigeria and the first non-white /5(). In her book Efuru became Africa's first internationally published female novel in the English language (Heinemann Educational Books). She has been called the mother of modern African literature. Later she went on to become the first African woman publisher of novels when she founded Tata Press. She also is known for her governmental work.

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Efuru, beautiful and respected, is loved and deserted by two ordinary undistinguished husbands. The setting is rural and Efuru is a woman who is independent and competent and trades for herself. The writing style is very similar to Published inthis apparently was the first book written by a Nigerian woman to be published (this is from /5.

Appearing inEfuru was the first internationally published Efuru. book, in English, by a Nigerian woman. Flora Nwapa () sets her story in a small village in colonial West Africa as she describes the youth, marriage, motherhood, and eventual personal epiphany of /5(10).

Description: Appearing inEfuru was the first internationally published book, in English, by a Nigerian woman. Flora Nwapa (–) sets her story in a small village in colonial West Africa as she describes the youth, marriage, motherhood, and eventual personal epiphany of a young woman in rural Nigeria.

Efuru explores Nigerian village life and values, a world where spirits are a part of everyday life - as accepted, respected, and feared as one's own relatives. Efuru, a highly respected woman of her village, carries on the family tradition of treating others well and is successful as a trader.

Yet her personal life is mired with tragedy: she has two unsuccessful marriages and her only child dies.5/5(1). Efuru. book Aiko Efuru Chilombo was born on Ma in Los Angeles, California. Jhené began writing poetry at 6 years old. At 13, she signed to a major record label and began her career as a recording artist.

Today, she is a mother of one, a three-time Grammy nominated singer/songwriter and a poet. 2Fish is Jhené’s first published book.5/5(20). Appearing inEfuru was the first internationally published book, in English, by a Nigerian woman. Flora Nwapa (–) sets her story in a small village in colonial West Africa as she describes the youth, marriage, motherhood, and eventual personal epiphany of a young woman in rural Nigeria.

The respected and beautiful protagonist, an independent-minded Ibo woman. This edition marks the 50th anniversary of Efuru, the first novel by Nigeria's Flora Nwapa.

Originally published by Heinemann in London in Efuru is the first novel by a female African author published internationally. It has presented the Brand: Tana Press. Other articles where Efuru is discussed: African literature: English: Flora Nwapa wrote the novel Efuru (), the story of a talented, brilliant, and beautiful woman who, living in a small community, is confined by tradition.

A woman’s fundamental role, childbearing, is prescribed for her, and if she does not fulfill that role she suffers the negative criticism of members. Efuru: Although Efuru may not qualify for a religious literature, the personality of Efuru, the eponymous character in the novel, reminds me of Jesus of Nazareth in the Bible.

Like Jesus, Efuru continues to love the unloved and cares for people despite their depravity. She is a template of an ideal personality. ♥ Book Title: 2Fish ♣ Name Author: Jhené Aiko Efuru Chilombo ∞ Launching: Info ISBN Link: X ⊗ Detail ISBN code: ⊕ Number Pages: Total sheet ♮ News id: nQLMswEACAAJ Download File Start Reading ☯ Full Synopsis: "Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Jhené Aiko Efuru Chilombo has developed and refined a method.

“When Efuru went home, Ajanupu could not help admiring her character. "She is a woman among women. I like the way she is carrying her burden. She still loves that imbecile husband of hers and she is going in search of him.” ― Flora Nwapa, EfuruAuthor: Flora Nwapa.

Efuru is a heartfelt story that portrays actual village life in Nigeria along with struggles of women. Once one actually picks up the book, he or she transforms into Efuru as Flora Nwapa gracefully delineates the details in the African woman Efuru's life/5(4).

Efuru, which is set in the mid-twentieth century, describes strong, deep-rooted customs and practices. As in the novel, the two major occupations of the Igbo in the traditional society were farming and trading; for those who lived by the side of rivers and lakes—as do the people in the novel—fishing was also a major occupation.

Author:Nwapa, Flora. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. Book Binding:N/A. World of Books USA was founded in Book Condition:VERYGOOD.

We want your experience with World of Books to Seller Rating: % positive. This edition marks the 50th anniversary of Efuru, the first novel by Nigeria’s Flora Nwapa. Originally. Before her death on Octo, Nwapa said in an interview that she used Efuru to explore how women are treated in the society.

Having. Appearing in, Efuru was the first internationally published book, in English, by a Nigerian woman. Get this from a library. Efuru. [Flora Nwapa] -- Annotation Efuru, beautiful and respected, is loved and deserted by two ordinary, undistinguished husbands.

Appearing inEfuru was the first internationally published book, in English, by a Nigerian woman. Flora Nwapa (–) sets her story in a small village in colonial West Africa as she describes the youth, marriage, motherhood, and eventual personal epiphany of a young woman in rural Nigeria.

"Appearing inEfuru was the first internationally published book, in English, by a Nigerian woman. Flora Nwapa () sets her story in a small village in colonial West Africa as she describes the youth, marriage, motherhood, and eventual personal epiphany of.

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Efuru: : Flora 5/5(2). Immediately download the Efuru summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more -. Gender Relations in Efuru by Flora Nwapa In "Efuru", Flora Nwapa put a lot of emphasis in marriage and procreation.

Both of these aspects are indispensable in creating new family units and in increasing the population of the family or lineage. Nwapa is reflecting, in "Efuru", the situation, as it exists in her society.The Guest House’s strategic location makes The Efuru a walker’s paradise.

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