English 302A. Zimbabwean Literature


The course introduces students to text written by some of the established Zimbabwean writers. Apart from examing, how successfully each author responds to his or her times, the course will also focus on whether these texts as a whole express a distinct sensibility emanating from Southern Africa.

Suggested Booklist

Dangarembga, T. Nervous Conditions. ZPH

Chinodya, S. Harvest of Thorns. Baobab Books

Sampindi, C. Pawns. Baobab Books

Mungoshi, C. Some Kinds of Wounds. Mambo

Hove, C. Bones. Mambo Press

Zimunya, M.B. Thoughttracks. Longman Group Ltz

Nyamubaya, F. On the Road Again. ZPH

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