Google honours late Nigerian novelist Flora Nwapa
On her 86th posthumous birthday, late Nigerian novelist Flora Nwanzuruahu Nwapa is being celebrated by tech giant Google with a doodle. Doodles are changes made to the Google logo to celebrate holidays, anniversaries, and the lives of famous artists, pioneers, and scientists. Nwapa's Efuru, published in 1966 was the first book published in English by…
50 years on… Efuru in the context of national discourse and development - Part 2
It must be noted that the community projected in Efuru is not only essentially about women playing important roles in the formation of a National Discourse.
Efuru… A four-city golden celebration of Africa’s pioneer feminist novel underway
Although Flora Nwapa was, and is still, not as celebrated as her male literary counterparts, like Chinua Achebe, Wole Soyinka and JP Clark, her novel, Efuru, became a defining and pioneering moment for feminine studies in African....