Southern African Literatures / Edition 1

Southern African Literatures / Edition 1

by Michael Chapman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0582053072

ISBN-13: 9780582053076

Pub. Date: 05/08/1996

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

Southern African Literatures is a major study of the work of writers from South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Angola, Mozambique and Namibia, written at a time of crucial change in the subcontinent. It covers a wide range of work from storytelling of stone-age Bushmen to modern writing by renowned figures such as Es'kia Mphahlele, Nadine Gordimer and Andre Brink,…  See more details below

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Southern African Literatures is a major study of the work of writers from South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Angola, Mozambique and Namibia, written at a time of crucial change in the subcontinent. It covers a wide range of work from storytelling of stone-age Bushmen to modern writing by renowned figures such as Es'kia Mphahlele, Nadine Gordimer and Andre Brink, encompassing traditional; and case studies based on topical issues. The main focus of the book is the dynamic relationship between literary culture and political life in countries with fiercely contested histories.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780582053076
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Publication date:
05/08/1996
Series:
Longman Literature in English Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
533
Product dimensions:
5.46(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.30(d)

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