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A Study of Buchi Emecheta’s The Joys of Motherhood in the Light of Chandra Talpade Mohanty: A Postcolonial Feminist Theory

Zahra Barfi, Hamedreza Kohzadi, Fatemeh Azizmohammadi


Mohanty is a prominent contemporary postcolonial feminist who demands women’s solidarity based on the common context of struggle against the hierarchical powers- colonialism, capitalism, racism and patriarchy. This study seeks to examine traces of colonialism, capitalism, racism and solidarity in Emecheta’s The Joys of Motherhood according to Mohanty’s postcolonial feminist theory.


Postcolonial feminism, Colonialism, Capitalism, Racism, Solidarity.

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