Dambudzo Marechera

by Flora Veit-Wild
Dambudzo Marechera
  • ISBN-13: 9780865438163
  • Author(s): Flora Veit-Wild
  • Subject: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
  • Publisher: Africa World Press
  • Imprint: Africa World Press
  • Publication Date: 01-07-2002
  • Format: p/b

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£35.99
Fifteen years after his death Dambudzo Marechera is still one of the most exciting and subversive writers Africa has produced. In this documentary reader, Veit Wild offers a multifaceted portrait of a man whose life was as tortured as his fiction. Through a wide-ranging collection of personal interviews, memoirs by friends and fellow writers like Nadine Gordimer, previously unpublished manuscripts, photographs and memorabilia, she explores the man and the myth. Both a comprehensive study of the man and an eloquent biography of a generation of Zimbabweans.
About the book

Fifteen years after his death Dambudzo Marechera is still one of the most exciting and subversive writers Africa has produced. In this documentary reader, Veit Wild offers a multifaceted portrait of a man whose life was as tortured as his fiction. Through a wide-ranging collection of personal interviews, memoirs by friends and fellow writers like Nadine Gordimer, previously unpublished manuscripts, photographs and memorabilia, she explores the man and the myth. Both a comprehensive study of the man and an eloquent biography of a generation of Zimbabweans.