Bulawayo Burning: The Social History of a Southern African by Terence Ranger

By Terence Ranger

This ebook is designed as a tribute and reaction to Yvonne Vera's recognized novel Butterfly Burning, that's set within the Bulawayo townships in 1946 and devoted to the writer. it really is an try to discover what old learn and reconstruction can upload to the literary mind's eye. Responding because it does to a singular, this heritage imitates a few fictional modes. of its chapters are in impact 'scenes', facing short sessions of severe job. Others are in impact biographies of 'characters'. The ebook attracts upon and charges from a wealthy physique of city oral reminiscence. as well as this historical/literary interplay the booklet is a contribution to the historiography of southern African towns, bringing out the experiential and cultural dimensions, and mixing black and white city social background. TERENCE RANGER was once Emeritus Rhodes Professor of Race family members, collage of Oxford and writer of many books together with Writing Revolt/>, Are we now not additionally males? (1995), Voices from the Rocks (1999) and used to be co-editor of Violence and reminiscence (2000). Zimbabwe: Weaver Press

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