Southern African literatures

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Longman, 1996 - Literary Criticism - 533 pages
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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.

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Contents

Introduction to Part One
17
African Bantu Songs Stories Praises
39
South Africa
69
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Chapman is Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of British Columbia.

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