The play Aminata was written by Francis Imbuga (_) a Kenyan playwright. Setting It is set in Kenya. The play is centered on Aminata, a daughter to late. You may have read the play “Aminata”, which is coincidentally a literature That is, can a writer, like Francis Imbuga write about his people ie. User Review – Flag as inappropriate. how can I get an eBook. Selected pages. Title Page. Contents. Section 1. 1. Section 2. Section 3. Section 4.

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It is through Aminata, therefore, that the playwright deconstructs the patriarchal wisdom that women are only meant for domestic chores African traditional culture vs Modernity.

This is a piece of great art work by Imbuga especially to the upcoming writers.

Aminata (play) – Wikipedia

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Published May 10, September 6, They are issues affecting our contemporary society and the playwright is part and parcel of the society he writes about. Refresh and try again.

For instance, when her late father, pastor Ngoya writes a will to reward Aminata a piece of land she fights for it amid objections from her uncle Jumba and her brother, Ababio. View all posts by georgetibakuno.


Plot and themes in the play, Aminata by Francis Imbuga

Nicole Wanjiru rated it liked it Mar 09, Aminata, brings fancis to the people through initiating various development projects and her campaign for human rights. Imbuga Snippet view – Lists imbugw This Book. It really is a nice text and vividly shows how African culture is pervasive in modern times.

Waweru rated it really liked it Jan 23, Email required Address never made public. During arguments with Rosina Jumba constantly reminds her how he is the head of the family.

This site uses cookies. Jumba is also a leader of the Elders who make decisions for Membe, he uses his influence to deter Aminata from inheriting the piece of land and wants it given to Ababio, a drunkard. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

A Review of Francis Imbuga’s Aminata

Imbuga examines gender issues with great sensitivity in his plays. Through her, the mibuga shows that women are capable of bringing the much needed change in society. All we want is the woman in her.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Jumba is also a leader of the Elders headman of Membe who makes decisions for Membe. Books by Francis Imbuga. User Review – Flag as inappropriate aminata. Perminus Ngugi rated it really liked it Oct 05, By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.


Aminata: A Play – F. D. Imbuga – Google Books

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By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Hastings Amiani rated it it was amazing Dec 22, Skip to content Study guide: Oct 09, David added it. East African Publishers- Kenyan drama English – 81 pages. Aminata is portrayed as a character who has not passively succumbed to oppression but is constantly involved in contesting, subverting and re-working the oppressive power structure in her society. In the play, the author further shows that women, unlike their male counterparts, are conscious and concerned with the well being of the society and its development.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. So, t will change peoples lives.