Mariama Bâ's fiction is situated in the tradition of the speakerly text—the oral tradition of the Senegalese griot women. This paper focuses on Bâ’s nuanced analysis of caste, friendship, fate, and women's relations. Bâ is critical of archaic and misogynist traditional practices and in her writing she expresses a hope for a positive construction of the Wolof world view.
Jagne, Siga Fatima
"Djotaayi Dieguenye: The Gathering of Women in Mariama Ba's Fictional World.,"
Wagadu: A Journal of Transnational Women's & Gender Studies: Vol. 1:
1, Article 5.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.cortland.edu/wagadu/vol1/iss1/5
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