Battleground Bodies: Gender and Sexuality in Mozambican Literature

Battleground Bodies: Gender and Sexuality in Mozambican Literature

by Eleanor Jones


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781787073173
Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/28/2017
Series: Reconfiguring Identities in the Portuguese-Speaking World Series , #7
Edition description: New
Pages: 212
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 8.86(h) x (d)

About the Author

Eleanor K. Jones is Lecturer in Portuguese and Lusophone Studies at the University of Southampton. Her research interests range across the histories, cultures and political systems of the Portuguese-speaking world, with a particular focus on themes relating to the body, including gender and sex, race, violence, health, disease and mortality.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS: An Iron House: Approaching Gender and Sexuality in Mozambique – Boundaries, Borderlands and Bodies: Gender and Sexuality in Mozambique’s Long Twentieth Century – Unma(s)king Hegemony: Negotiating Masculinities in José Craveirinha and Paulina Chiziane – Strategies of Disidentification: Rewriting Femininity in Noémia de Sousa and Ungulani Ba Ka Khosa – States of Exception: Suicide, Hunger and Haunting in Lília Momplé and Suleiman Cassamo – Firing Lines.

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