INDIAN-/BENGALI-AMERICAN WOMANISM
Author(s):
S.SINDHU
Keywords:
Womanism, Clenora
Abstract
The Africana woman, in realizing and properly accessing herself and hermovement, must properly name herself and her movement Africana womanist and Africana Womanism. This a key step, which many women of African descent have failed to address. While they have taken the initiative to differentiate their struggle from the White woman’s struggle to some degree, they have yet to give their struggle its own name. Like Gogol, Lahiri’s womanism is in a perpetual search for its own name and definition. There are several reasons for this. First and foremost, Lahiri and her characters are not Africana they are Bengali-Americans, and while they well display the maternity and male-female cooperation of African/a womanism, they do not always follow suit with the theories of Ogunyemi or Hudson-Weems. In her “Afterthought” to Africana Womanism, Third Edition, Hudson-Weems addresses the issue of naming non-Africana womanisms
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Unique Paper ID: 144988

Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 4, Issue 6

Page(s): 339 - 340
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