Debunking patriarchy: The liberational quality of voicing in Tsitsi Dangarembga's Nervous

Uwakweh, Pauline Ada
March 1995
Research in African Literatures;Spring95, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p75
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Focuses on the literary strategy adopted by Tsitsi Dangaremba in her novel `Nervous Conditions' to circumvent prejudice toward women's writings in Zimbabwe. Use of self-referential nature of autobiographies; Interpretation of experiences of a female in a patriarchal and colonial society.


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