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The Tragic Life
Bessie Head and Literature in Southern Africa

Abrahams, Cecil
Publisher:  Africa World Press
Year Published:  1990  
Pages:  131pp   Price:  $41.95(hc), $10.95(pb)   ISBN:  0-86543-160-4(hc)
Resource Type:  Book

Abstract:  Bessie Head was one of Africa's most prolific authors. She wrote numerous novels, short stories and essays, Her personal traumas, political orientation and spirituality are explored in this book by 11 scholarly contributors. As she said "my work has covered the whole spectrum of southern African preoccupations-refugeeism, racialism, patterns of evil and the ancient southern African historical dialogue."

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