The Place of Tears: The Novel and Politics in Modern Zimbabwe
THIS IS AN NJR - NOT JACKET BLURB, DO NOT USE IT THIS RAW FORM -This new and original work is the only recent monographic treatment of the Zimbabwean novel and its political implications. An earlier one by Veit-Wild (1992) has not been updated, and other, such as that by Zhuwarara (2001), are not easily available outside Zimbabwe. The author resided in Zimbabwe for almost a decade and has visited the country regularly in the last five years. She has published extensively on Zimbabwean literature, and brings to her work a deep contextual richness as well as theoretical sophistication.
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When the M.A. dissertation on Zimbabwean literature in English that Zimunya wrote at Kent was published in book form ( as Those Years of Drought and Hunger : The Birth of African Fiction in English ) , 19 his approach resembled Moore's ...
But despite the contrast between the generations , what connects all the pre - independence novels in English is an absence of direct thematisation of the military aspects of Zimbabwe's guerrilla war and those waging it .
20 Although , as Flora Veit - Wild has shown , those writing primarily in English were educationally the elite of the elite . See F. Veit - Wild , Survey of Zimbabwean Writers Educational and Literary Careers ( Bayreuth , Bayreuth ...
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