By Grant Hamilton,David Huddart
Mia Couto is understood for his creative re-working of Portuguese, making it distinctively Mozambicanin personality. This ebook brings jointly the various key students of his paintings equivalent to Phillip Rothwell, Luís Madureira, and his long-time English translator David Brookshaw. individuals research not just his early works, which have been written within the context of the 16-year post-independence civil struggle in Mozambique, but additionally the huge span of Couto's modern writing as a novelist, brief tale author, poet and essayist. There are contributions on his paintings in ecology, theatre and journalism, in addition to on translation and Mozambican nationalist politics. most significantly the individuals have interaction with the importance of Couto's writing to modern discussions of African literature, Lusophone stories and international literature.
supply Hamilton is affiliate Professor of English literatureat the chinese language college of Hong Kong. he's the editor of Reading Marechera (James Currey, 2013).
David Huddart is affiliate Professor of English literature on the chinese language collage ofHong Kong and is writer of Involuntary institutions: international Englishes and Postcolonial Studies (Liverpool collage Press, 2014]
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