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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 307–329.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Anene Ejikeme Abstract This essay argues that Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s short story “Headstrong Historian” offers a woman’s perspective on the Igbo encounter with European colonialism, a history made famous by Chinua Achebe’s novel Things Fall Apart who told the story from a male perspective...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): v–vi.
Published: 01 March 2017
... with three essays from the Continent: essays that confront patriarchy head-on through different means. Anene Ejikeme's "The Women ofThingsFallApart examines the short story, "Headstrong Historian," by Chimamanda Adichie which, Ejikeme argues, provides a woman's perspective of the Igbo-colonialist encounter...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 302–306.
Published: 01 October 2022
... headstrong tocaya, lightning, rose-clad wild daughter little one of mighty noise. How may I regain my faith. Cleansed by the waters of Fatima, she shines starlight— let me find my mother in a state of pure, unfettered joy. ...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 69–91.
Published: 01 September 2004
... choices than they did. "Well, I didn't have the opportunity, why should you?" A lot of times, mothers hold their daughters back, for fear of what they'll encounter out in the world if they're too headstrong. But as a country, we are extremely powerful women. Maybe not powerful in the external sun-way...