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Adaora Lily Ulasi

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Adaora Lily Ulasi
Rayuwa
Haihuwa Aba, 1932
ƙasa Najeriya
Mutuwa 21 ga Faburairu, 2016
Karatu
Makaranta University of Southern California (en) Fassara Bachelor of Arts (en) Fassara
Pepperdine University (en) Fassara
USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism (en) Fassara
Harsuna Turanci
Pidgin na Najeriya
Sana'a
Sana'a Marubuci, ɗan jarida da marubuci
Adaora Lily Ulasi

Adaora Lily Ulasi (an haife tan a shekara ta 1932) 'yar jaridar Nijeriya ce kuma marubuciya. An ce wai ita ce mace ta farko a Afirka ta Yamma da ta samu digirin a aikin jarida.[1] A matsayinta na 'yar jarida, ta yi aiki a BBC da Muryar Amurka. A matsayinta na marubuciya marubuciya, ta rubuta tatsuniyoyin labarai ne da Turanci, "dangane yanayin yadda ake aikata laifukan a kasashen Inyamurai ko Yarbawa.[2]

Tarihin rayuwa[gyara sashe | gyara masomin]

An haife ta a Aba, Gabashin Najeriya, ‘yar wani shugaban kabilar Ibo ce, ta halarci makarantar mishan ta yankin, amma tana da shekara 15 sai aka tura ta Amurka karatu. Bayan ta kammala karatun sakandare sai ta yi karatu a Jami’ar Pepperdine da kuma Jami’ar Kudancin Kalifoniya, inda ta sami BA a fannin ilimin jarida a shekarar 1954.[3] Ta kara kudin shiga ta hanyar rubuta jaridar a wasu lokutan, tana aiki a matsayin ‘yar goyo, kuma a matsayin fim na karin fitowa, misali, a cikin fim din White Witch Doctorthat na 1953 tare da Susan Hayward da Robert Mitchum.

A cikin shekarun 1960 ta kasance editan shafin mata na jaridar Daily Times ta Najeriya. Daga baya ta auri Deryk James kuma ta haifi yara uku Heather, Angela da Martin. Bayan rabuwa da ita a 1972 ta je Najeriya a matsayin edita a mujallar Mata ta Duniya, a 1976 kuma ta koma Ingila.

Littafinta na farko mai suna, Mutane da yawa ba ku fahimta (1970), "mai rikitarwa (a karo na farko) ya yi amfani da Ingilishi turanci don nuna yadda hulɗar da ke tsakanin jami'an mulkin mallaka da mutanen gari a lokacin ƙarancin 'yanci, kamar yadda ayyukanta na gaba, Mutane da yawa suka fara Don Canji (1971), Wanene Yunusa? (1978) da Mutumin daga Sagamu (1978). Sabanin haka, An kafa The Night Harry Mutu (1974) a kudancin Amurka.[4] Ulasi ya yi aiki a Times Complex a Legas, Najeriya.[5]

Nassi[gyara sashe | gyara masomin]

  • Many Thing You No Understand – London: Michael Joseph, 1970; Fontana, 1973
  • Many Thing Begin For Change – London: Michael Joseph, 1971; Fontana, 1975
  • The Night Harry Died – Lagos: Research Institute Nigeria, 1974
  • Who Is Jonah? – Ibadan: Onibonoje Press, 1978
  • The Man From Sagamu – London: Collins/Fontana, 1978; New York: Collier Macmillan, 1978

Manazarta[gyara sashe | gyara masomin]

  1. Chikwenye Okonjo Ogunyemi, "Adaora Lily Ulasi: Juju Fiction", Africa Wo/Man Palava: The Nigerian Novel by Women, University of Chicago Press, 1996 (Chapter Four, pp. 183–219), pp. 183–4.
  2. Lorna Sage, ed., The Cambridge Guide to Women's Writing in English, 1999
  3. Nigeria, Media (5 June 2018). "Biography Of Adaora Lily Ulasi". Media Nigeria. Retrieved 13 April 2021.
  4. Margaret Busby (ed.), Daughters of Africa: An International Anthology of Words and Writings by Women of African Descent, London: Jonathan Cape, 1992, p. 422.
  5. "56 Years of Nigerian Literature: Adaora Lily Ulasi". bookshy. Archived from the original on 31 October 2016. Retrieved 27 May 2020.