English 302B.Southern African Literature

DR. M. Z. Malaba

This course introduces students to major genres present in Southern African Literature: the novel, short stories and poetry. The course will focus on issues of identity raised by writers in order to better understand the dynamics of the use and abuse of power in the subregion and explores the psychological consequences of the legality of violence and victimisation

Suggested Booklist

Brink, A. A Chain of Voices. Fontana/Collins

Langa, M. Tenderness of Blood. ZPH

La Guma, A. Time of the Butcherbird. Heinemann

Ndebele, N. Fools and Other Stories. Longman

Honwana, L. B. We Killed Mangy-Dog. Poems from Angola. Dept. Handout

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