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Manning the nation [electronic resource] : father figures in Zimbabwean literature and society / edited by Kizito Z. Muchemwa and Robert Muponde.

Contributor(s): Muchemwa, K. Z. (Kizito Z.) | Muponde, Robert.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Harare, Zimbabwe : Johannesburg, South Africa : Weaver Press ; Jacana Media, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 199 p.).ISBN: 9781779221315 (electronic bk.); 1779221312 (electronic bk.).Other title: Father figures in Zimbabwean literature and society.Subject(s): Father figures -- Zimbabwe | Father figures in literature | Zimbabwean literature -- History and criticism | Patriarchy in literature | Literature and society -- Zimbabwe | Masculinity in literature | Mann <Motiv> | Vater <Motiv> | Gesellschaft | Mann | Literatur | Simbabwe | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / LiteraryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Manning the nation.DDC classification: 809.8896891 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
"Why don't you tell the children a story?" : father figures in three Zimbabwean short stories / Kizito Z. Muchemwa -- Killing fathers / Robert Muponde -- Of fathers and ancestors in Charles Mungoshi's Waiting for the rain / Neil Ten Kortenaar -- "Sins of the fathers" : revealing family secrets in Mungoshi's later fiction / Pauline Dodgson-Katiyo -- The strong healthy man : AIDS and self-delusion / Lizzy Attree -- Fatherhood and nationhood : Joshua Nkomo and the re-imagination of the Zimbabwe nation / Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni -- Mai Mujuru : father of the nation ? / Lene Bull Christiansen -- Masculinities, race, and violence in the making of Zimbabwe / Jane L. Parpart -- It couldn't be anything innocent : negotiating gender in patriarchal-racial spaces / Ane M. �rb� Kirkegaard -- "Boys" : performing manhood in Zimbabwean drama / Praise Zenenga -- "A man can try" : negotiating manhoods in colonial urban spaces in Dambudzo Marechera's The house of hunger and Yvonne Vera's Butterfly burning / Grace A. Musila -- The nature of fatherhood and manhood in Zimbabwean texts of pre-colonial and colonial settings / Mickias Musiyiwa and Memory Chirere -- Intricate space : the father-daughter relationship in Zimbabwean literature and culture / Anna Chitando and Angeline M. Madongonda.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-199).

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"Why don't you tell the children a story?" : father figures in three Zimbabwean short stories / Kizito Z. Muchemwa -- Killing fathers / Robert Muponde -- Of fathers and ancestors in Charles Mungoshi's Waiting for the rain / Neil Ten Kortenaar -- "Sins of the fathers" : revealing family secrets in Mungoshi's later fiction / Pauline Dodgson-Katiyo -- The strong healthy man : AIDS and self-delusion / Lizzy Attree -- Fatherhood and nationhood : Joshua Nkomo and the re-imagination of the Zimbabwe nation / Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni -- Mai Mujuru : father of the nation ? / Lene Bull Christiansen -- Masculinities, race, and violence in the making of Zimbabwe / Jane L. Parpart -- It couldn't be anything innocent : negotiating gender in patriarchal-racial spaces / Ane M. �rb� Kirkegaard -- "Boys" : performing manhood in Zimbabwean drama / Praise Zenenga -- "A man can try" : negotiating manhoods in colonial urban spaces in Dambudzo Marechera's The house of hunger and Yvonne Vera's Butterfly burning / Grace A. Musila -- The nature of fatherhood and manhood in Zimbabwean texts of pre-colonial and colonial settings / Mickias Musiyiwa and Memory Chirere -- Intricate space : the father-daughter relationship in Zimbabwean literature and culture / Anna Chitando and Angeline M. Madongonda.

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