By Grant Hamilton,David Huddart
Mia Couto is understood for his innovative re-working of Portuguese, making it distinctively Mozambicanin personality. This booklet 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. 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 in addition the broad 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 participants interact with the importance of Couto's writing to modern discussions of African literature, Lusophone stories and global literature.
supply Hamilton is affiliate Professor of English literatureat the chinese language collage 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: global Englishes and Postcolonial Studies (Liverpool college Press, 2014]
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