Nervous Conditions: A Novel

By: Dangarembga, Tsitsi

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Half-inch surface tear to spine-base, wrappers lightly rubbed, minor ink underlining (a few pages only), ink name on half-title page. 1989 Trade Paperback. 204 pp. Nervous Conditions is a novel by Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga, first published in the United Kingdom in 1988 by the Women's Press. The semi-autobiographical novel[1] focuses on the story of a Shona family in post-colonial Rhodesia during the 1960s. Nervous Conditions is the first of a proposed trilogy, with The Book of Not published in 2006 as the second novel in the series. The novel illustrates the dynamic themes of race, colonialism, and gender during the post-colonial conditions of present-day Zimbabwe. The title is taken from the introduction by Jean-Paul Sartre to Frantz Fanon's The Wretched of the Earth.

Title: Nervous Conditions: A Novel

Author: Dangarembga, Tsitsi

Categories: African, African, Historical, Biography,

Publisher: Seal Press: 1989

ISBN Number: 0931188741

ISBN Number 13: 9780931188749

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 2266447

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