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Texts, Talks and Tailoring: Adichie and her Fashion Politics

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Duration: 0:23:14 | Added: 03 Apr 2016
Matthew Lecznar assesses the fashion politics of Adichie's fiction and public discourse

Matthew Lecznar (University of Sussex) identifies the politics of fashion as central to the rise of Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to international prominence as a literary celebrity and public intellectual. He suggests that Adichie’s fashion and body politics function not only as media of self-promotion but must be regarded as a transmedia space that allows her to reach diverse audiences of different socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

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