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McCain, Carmen (2009) 'Reimagining Gender Spaces in Abbas Sadiq and Zainab Idris's video-film Albashi.' In: Falola, Toyin and Ngom, Fallou, (eds.), Facts, Fiction, and African Creative Imaginations. New York: Routledge, pp. 163-189. (Routledge African Studies)

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In recent years, the focus on public morals versus private practice has been a major concern of Hausa artists in investigating exactly what the private/ public division means for Hausa modernity. After a background on the emergence of these new forms of literature, I will look at the Hausa fi lm Albashi (Salary), directed by Abbas Sadiq and produced by Zainab Idris, as a representative contribution to exploring the anxieties about gender spaces in contemporary Northern Nigeria.

Item Type: Book Chapters
Keywords: Hausa, Nigeria, film, Kannywood, Nollywood, gender
SOAS Departments & Centres: Regional Centres and Institutes > Centre of African Studies
School Research Centres > Centre for Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies
Departments and Subunits > School of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics
Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General)
P Language and Literature > PL Languages and literatures of Eastern Asia, Africa, Oceania
P Language and Literature
ISBN: 9780203872659
DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2023 16:49
Funders: Other, Other, Other

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