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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... their contents by means of meanings , by means of an absence of meanings or by means of an overload of meanings ; and inasmuch , lastly , as spaces sometimes lie just as things lie , even though they are not themselves things .
When referring to a model of Zimbabwean colonial space - time , however , I do not intend this to mean a purely textual ... In the case of Zimbabwe , this means that colonial space and Rhodesian society were mutually constituted . 2 .
37 Liz Gunner has written that Nehanda here becomes a means of linking the narrative of Bones with a stream of oral memory and the collective consciousness about past struggles in a way that is ' outside linear , chronological time ...
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