The Place of Tears: The Novel and Politics in Modern Zimbabwe

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I. B. Tauris, Jul 8, 2006 - Literary Criticism - 224 pages
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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Contents

The Novel in a House of Stone
13
Modes of Reading Zimbabwean Fiction
33
Writing against Rhodesian SpaceTime
56
Copyright

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Ranka Primorac has taught Africa-related courses at several institutions of higher learning in Britain, including the University of Cambridge and New York University in London.

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