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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( Individual readers may , of course , arrive at their own specific combinations of
the two temporal possibilities . ) Secondly , most sections contain flashbacks ( ' I
knew it from the way I ran away from schooľ – B , 27 ) , anticipations ( “ Baas ...
By this I mean that the attempts to establish the exact temporal interlocking of
parts of the text therefore give way to ( or , at ... Hove's novel as an assemblage of
acts of telling that are ideologically , compositionally and temporally equivalent .
Temporally , though , Ancestors is unique among Hove's novels in English . The
novel is divided into three parts . The seventeen chapters they contain are titled ,
each also bearing a temporal designation marking the historical location of ...
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