Negotiating the postcolonial: emerging perspectives on Tstsi Dangarembga
As a dramatist, novelist, short-story writer, filmmaker, essayist and public speaker, Zimbabwean author Dangarembga has occupied the forefront of Postcolonial Studies for over a decade, broaching issues such as gender relations, AIDS, colonial education, development and traditional versus modern modes of living, and gaining an audience in academies world-wide. These essays, divided into three sections, Critiques of Postcolonial Rhetoric, Material Culture, and Postcolonialism and Subjectivity, reflect the wide variety of readers and approaches her work has attracted.
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