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By Nicki Hitchcott

The main winning girl author from Francophone Africa, Calixthe Beyala occupies an strange position in French literary and pop culture. Her novels are bestsellers and she or he seems on a regular basis on French tv, but a conviction for plagiarism has tarnished her recognition. hence, she is either an "African" writer and a confirmed literary "fake." In Calixthe Beyala, Nicki Hitchcott considers representations of Beyala within the media, severe responses to her writing, and Beyala's efforts to place herself as a champion of women's rights. Hitchcott will pay equivalent consciousness to Beyala's novels, tracing their explorations of the position of migration within the production of private identity

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