The Purple Violet of Oshaantu

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Heinemann, 2001 - Fiction - 185 pages
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This is the story of a woman who refuses to mourn her husband's death. The village knew she was an unhappy wife, but she is still expected to weep and speak the praises of her husband. Her story reveals the value of friendship between women, based on liking rather than traditional beliefs.
 

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Our lecturer suggested this book. It is very interesting and i love the Oshiwambo words.

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
28
Section 3
44
Section 4
48
Section 5
52
Section 6
58
Section 7
72
Section 8
96
Section 11
136
Section 12
144
Section 13
152
Section 14
165
Section 15
168
Section 16
173
Section 17
175
Section 18
183

Section 9
120
Section 10
127

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About the author (2001)

NESHANI ANDREAS was born in Walvis Bay, Namibia, in 1964. She trained as a teacher at the Ongwediva Teachers' College. The Purple Violet of Oshaantu is her first novel.

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