Tananarive


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Ta·na·na·rive

 (tə-năn′ə-rēv′, tä-nä-nä-rēv′)
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Tananarive

(French tananariv)
n
(Placename) the former name of Antananarivo
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An•ta•na•na•ri•vo

(ˌɑn təˌnɑ nəˈri voʊ, ˌæn təˌnæn ə-)

n.
the capital of Madagascar, in the central part. 1,250,000. Formerly, Tananarive.
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(6) For some further literary works that feature strong Black female characters and/or African settings, see the following: Octavia Butler, Wild Seed, Mind of My Mind, Parable of the Sower, and Parable of the Talents; Tananarive Due's African Immortals series (My Soul to Keep (1997), The Living Blood (2001), Blood Colony (2008), and My Soul to Take (2011); Steven's Barnes's series Lion's Blood (2002) and Zulu Heart (2003); and Charles Saunders's Imaro series (Imaro (1981); The Quest for Cush (1984); The Trail of Bohu (1985); and The Naama War([2009).
In 1897, following the military invasion of the island, Governor General Joseph-Simon Gallieni appointed Mauries (see Figure 3), then Capitaine d'Artillerie de Marine, to manage the massive road construction project between the capital city of Tananarive and Majunga.
In addition, Tananarive is the previous name of Antananarivo, the capital of Madagascar.
Years before African-American authors such as Octavia Butler and Tananarive Due began refashioning narratives of the undead with queer black female protagonists at their center, Jewelle Gomez pioneered what is now a recognizable vampire sub-genre with Gilda, the winner of two Lambda Literary Awards.
Delany, Charles Saunders and Tananarive Due, I realized I could write it as well.
(The recent anthology Octavio's Brood: Science Fiction from Social Justice Movements [2015] with its social justice bent, follows in her footsteps.) Today African American writers such as Jemisin, Andrea Hairston, and Tiphanie Yanique reimagine the past--as horror-novelists such as Tananarive Due and the late LA Banks make us more aware of the dangers of the present.