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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The book implies that this is what natives like best , and that such activities form the essence of their rural lifestyle . “ So we all drink beer and we sing and we dance and the dust rises , so that we can forget the cities and the ...
In terms of space , this division overlaps to a large extent with the contrast between the rural and urban areas the third key trait of the Rhodesian model of space - time . Terence Ranger has written at length about the antipathy of ...
This is especially true of the boundary between urban and rural spaces , which features in the majority of the novels considered here . ( The only exceptions are Vera's Nehanda and Butterfly Burning . ) All of these novels deny the ...
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