Zimbabwean transitions : essays on Zimbabwean literature in English, Ndebele and Shona /

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Imprint:Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2007.
Description:1 online resource (xi, 244 pages).
Language:English
North Ndebele
Shona
Series:Matatu ; no. 34
Matatu ; no. 34.
Subject:Zimbabwean literature.
TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Literary.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- General.
Zimbabwean literature.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11163158
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Other authors / contributors:Malaba, Mbongeni Z.
Davis, Geoffrey V., 1943-
ISBN:9781435640702
1435640705
9789401205665
9401205663
9042023767
9789042023765
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
In English, Ndebele and Shona.
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Summary:This collection of essays on Zimbabwean literature brings together studies of both Rhodesian and Zimbabwean literature, spanning different languages and genres. It charts the at times painful process of the evolution of Rhodesian/ Zimbabwean identities that was shaped by pre-colonial, colonial and post-colonial realities. The hybrid nature of the society emerges as different writers endeavour to make sense of their world. Two essays focus on the literature of the white settler. The first distils the essence of white settlers' alienation from the Africa they purport to civilize, revealing the de.
Other form:Print version: Zimbabwean transitions. Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2007 9789042023765