The Place of Tears: The Novel and Politics in Modern Zimbabwe
This book examines the complete opus of the recently-deceased Yvonne Vera and texts by five other acclaimed Zimbabwean writers against a backdrop of contemporary politics and literary history. The focus is on problems of literary space, which links the book to the topical Zimbabwean issue of land.
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