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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More importantly , they share textual traits with the pre - independence non - axiological fictional formations . All of them are marked by the textual presence of Bakhtinian heteroglossia ( albeit to different extents , as the chapters ...
66 What I wish to argue here is that , in the field of Zimbabwean literary studies , the critical tendency towards the weakening of the two kinds of boundaries – the textual and the intra - textual – has gone hand in hand not only with ...
This means that what was said earlier about the impact of the discursive makeup of texts ( the difference between Bakhtinian monoglossia and heteroglossia ) on textual function , may here be taken to imply a difference in the kinds of ...
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