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Tydskrif vir Letterkunde

versão On-line ISSN 2309-9070
versão impressa ISSN 0041-476X

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RINKANYA, Alina. Woman for President? 'Alternative' future in the works of Kenyan women writers. Tydskr. letterkd. [online]. 2014, vol.51, n.2, pp.144-156. ISSN 2309-9070.

ABSTRACT The article traces the emergence of 'alternative', positive vision of the future of African countries under the rule of female leaders in Kenyan women's literature, using as examples three novels by Kenyan women writers-Rebecca Njau, Margaret Ogola and Monica Genya. The study comes to a conclusion that the aim of these authors was not to create another 'trivial utopia', but to draw a picture of a possible and accomplishable future which may serve as a motivation for the reading public.

Palavras-chave : African female leadership; African literature; Kenyan women writers; utopian visions of the future.

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