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Julie Cairnie, Dobrota Pucherova (Eds.)
The Legacy of Dambudzo Marechera in the 21st Century
Reihe: African Languages - African Literatures. Langues Africaines - Littératures Africaines
Bd. 4, 2012, 216 S., 29.90 EUR, 29.90 CHF, br., ISBN 978-3-643-90215-3
This multimedia collection inspired by the life and work of the Zimbabwean cult writer Dambudzo Marechera (1952-1987) demonstrates the growing influence of this author among writers, artists and scholars worldwide and invites the reassessment of his oeuvre and of categories of literary theory such as modernism, postmodernism and postcolonialism. Including a DVD with audio-visual creative contributions and rare archival material, this volume will be of interest to scholars and students of African, postcolonial and postmodernist literature and culture, as well as audio-visual artists, writers and biographers.
Julie Cairnie is Associate Professor in the School of English and Theatre Studies at the University of Guelph, Canada.
Dobrota Pucherova is a researcher at the Institute of World Literature, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, and a lecturer in African literature at the University of Vienna.