The place of tears: the novel and politics in modern Zimbabwe
Primorac, Ranka (2006) The place of tears: the novel and politics in modern Zimbabwe. London, GB, I.B.Tauris, 241pp. (International Library of African Studies).
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The book is a re-theorisation of the Zimbabwean literary field, written against the background of ongoing “fast-track” land re-appropriations of the early 2000s. The key works by Chenjerai Hove, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Nozipo Maraire, Shimmer Chinodya, Alexander Kanengoni and Yvonne Vera are analysed in detail. The Journal of Commonwealth Literature 42 (2), 2007, states: “Primorac’s monograph emerges as the most significant and wide-ranging account of [Zimbabwe’s] recent fiction”; Neil ten Kortanaar’s review in Interventions 10 (2), 2008, calls it “an important and very illuminating book”
|Item Type:||Monograph (Other)|
|Subjects:||J Political Science > JC Political theory
P Language and Literature > PE English
|Divisions:||Faculty of Humanities > English
|Date Deposited:||22 Jun 2012 12:25|
|Last Modified:||21 Nov 2012 11:21|
|Contributors:||Primorac, Ranka (Author)
|Date:||30 June 2006|
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