The danger of a single story

Dublin Core

Title

The danger of a single story

Subject

Multiculturalism, storytelling

Description

Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice -- and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.

Creator

Chimamanda Adichie

Publisher

TED

Date

2009

Language

English

Files

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Citation

Chimamanda Adichie, “The danger of a single story,” International Women's Library, accessed February 21, 2018, http://intlwomenslibrary.org/items/show/633.