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By Ama Ata Aidoo,Helen Yitah

Ama Ata Aidoo is among the best-known African writers at the present time. Spanning 3 many years of labor, the poems during this assortment address themes of colonialism, independence, motherhood, and gender in intimate, own methods along statement on broader social issues. After the Ceremonies is prepared in 3 elements: new and uncollected poems, a few of which Aidoo calls “misplaced or downright lost”; decisions from Aidoo’s An offended Letter in January and different Poems; and decisions from Someone speaking to Sometime.
              

even if Aidoo is better identified for her novels Changes: A Love Story and Our Sister Killjoy, that are commonly learn in women’s literature classes, and her performs The quandary of a Ghost and Anowa, that are learn and played around the globe, her prowess as a poet shines during this collection.

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