Ama Ata Aidoo

Author

Professor Ama Ata Aidoo, née Christina Ama Aidoo (born 23 March 1940, Saltpond) is a Ghanaian author, poet, playwright and academic, who is also a former Minister of Education in the Ghana government.
She currently lives in Ghana, where in 2000 she established the Mbaasem Foundation to promote and support the work of African women writers.

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Books by this author

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    The Girl Who Can

    by Ama Ata Aidoo

     

    In this collection of short stories, Aidoo elevates the mundane in women’s lives to an intellectual level in an attempt at challenging patriarchal structures and dominance in African society.

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    Dilemma Of A Ghost

    by Ama Ata Aidoo

     

    This book, in addition to Anowa, are two witty and perceptive social dramas are sympathetic and honest explorations of the conflicts between the individualism of westernised culture and the social traditions of Africa.

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    Changes: A Love Story

    by Ama Ata Aidoo

     

    Esi decides to divorce after enduring yet another morning’s marital rape. Though her friends and family remain baffled by her decision (after all, he doesn’t beat her!), Esi holds fast. When she falls in love with a married man—wealthy, and able to arrange a polygamous marriage—the modern woman finds herself trapped in a new set of problems.

    Witty and compelling, Aidoo’s novel, “inaugurates a new realist style in African literature.”

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    Anowa

    by Ama Ata Aidoo

     

    This book, in addition to The Dilemma Of A Ghost, are two witty and perceptive social dramas are sympathetic and honest explorations of the conflicts between the individualism of westernised culture and the social traditions of Africa.

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