By Grant Hamilton,David Huddart
Mia Couto is understood for his imaginitive re-working of Portuguese, making it distinctively Mozambicanin personality. This e-book brings jointly a number of the key students of his paintings similar to Phillip Rothwell, Luís Madureira, and his long-time English translator David Brookshaw. members study not just his early works, that have been written within the context of the 16-year post-independence civil warfare in Mozambique, but in addition the vast 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 interact with the importance of Couto's writing to modern discussions of African literature, Lusophone stories and global literature.
provide 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 college ofHong Kong and is writer of Involuntary institutions: international Englishes and Postcolonial Studies (Liverpool collage Press, 2014]
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A Companion to Mia Couto by Grant Hamilton,David Huddart