Southern Arkansas University

Raising One’s Voice: The Quest for Freedom and Identity in María Nsué Angüe’s Ekomo

This article focuses on women and their daily quest for freedom and identity in a hostile Fang society in Equatorial Guinea, where traditions, colonialism, post-colonialism and neocolonialism maintain ambiguous relationships. It is a closer reading of María Nsué Angüe’s novel, Ekomo, which discloses the images of the changing mode of existence in which women’s negotiation of identity conflicts with the social organization.

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