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Nehanda

by Yvonne Vera

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Published by Baobab Books in Harare .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementYvonne Vera.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 93/13322 (P)
The Physical Object
Pagination118 p. :
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1076241M
ISBN 100908311621
LC Control Number93982875

Solomon Mangwiro Mutswairo also spelt Mutsvairo, (Ap - November ) was a Zimbabwean novelist and poet. A member of the Zezuru people of central Zimbabwe, Mutswairo wrote the first novel in the Shona language, Feso.. In his late years, Mutswairo was a central figure in Zimbabwean academic and cultural circles. He was the first person to be named Writer-in-Residence . Nehanda, a village girl, is recognized through omens and portents as a saviour. The resulting uprising by the Africans is brutally crushed but looks forward to the .

Nehanda, a village girl, is recognized through omens and portents as a saviour. The resulting uprising by the Africans is brutally crushed but looks forward to the Brand: Yvonne Vera. This book is a must-read for International Development students and practitioners. Britain is wedded to a retrograde of Zimbabwe's past and does not want to know anything of its present, even less of its future. The Legendary Nehanda Nyakasikana by Mambo Mupepi. ebook. Sign up to save your library.

N ehanda Charwe Nyakasikana was a female spiritualist leader from Mashonaland and a key leader in the First Chimurenga uprisings against colonial settlers She was considered to be the female incarnation of the oracle spirit Nyamhika Nehanda. Referred to as Mbuya Nehanda, she is commonly referred to as the grandmother of present day Zimbabwe. Fiction. African & African American Studies. New Edition with an introduction by M G Vassanji. In the late nineteenth century white settlers and administrators arrive to occupy the African country of Zimbabwe (Rhodesia). Nehanda, a village girl, is recognized through omens and portents as a saviour.


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Nehanda Paperback – August 1, by Yvonne Vera (Author)5/5(1). This is a book where time doesn’t really have much meaning. It’s almost a time travel story, in the sense that the “main” character, Nehanda, sees all moments as existing at once, and so the story is not very particular about what order events are told in/5.

Nehanda [Vera, Yvonne] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Nehanda5/5(3). In the late nineteenth century white settlers and administrators arrive to occupy the African country of Zimbabwe (Rhodesia).

Nehanda, a village girl, is recognized through omens and portents as a saviour. The resulting uprising by the Africans is brutally crushed but looks forward to the war of independence that succeeded a century later.

Told in lucid, poetic prose, this is a gripping story. Forgot your password. If you have forgotten Nehanda book password, we can send you a new one. Nehanda is a story about three people: a black Mashona boy, a half-Chinese/half Mashona girl, and a white Rhodesian boy, all of the same age.

The white boy's father owned the farm on which they all grew up. The three friends developed a close-knit threesome during their teenage years. The black boy taught the white boy about the traditions of his people and how to speak his Mzezuru language. Nehanda Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Language English.

Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on Septem SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: In Nehanda, by Yvonne Vera, there is complex imagery revolving around birth and death.

The two are closely intertwined in this book, perhaps most clearly in the way the living pay tribute to and seek aid from the dead spirits. Breaking news from in and outside Zimbabwe.

We cover politics, opinions, showbiz, sports, music, lifestyle and events. Exclusive videos, photos and interviews. Set in Yvonne Vera's native country of Zimbabwe, NEHANDA tells the story of a late nineteenth century village where a young woman has been given a divine calling: the gift to inspire a war.

Told in. Set in Yvonne Vera's native country of Zimbabwe, NEHANDA tells the story of a late nineteenth century village where a young woman has been given a divine calling: the gift to inspire a war. Told in beautifully lucid and evocative prose, this is the portrait of resistance and struggle, a tale of a people's first meeting with : Yvonne Vera.

Zimbabwe, the late nineteenth century. In a village, amidst disturbing reports of strangers come to settle on their land, people gather to perform ceremonies to welcome a new-born.

They call her Nehanda, and she has come bearing signs of specialness. When Nehanda grows into a young woman the nature of her gift finally becomes evident. She has been chosen by the ancestral spirits to inspire. Chigumadzi launches Nehanda book. SOUTH Africa-based Zimbabwean author and Vanguard Magazine founder Panashe Chigumadzi says it was not surprising that.

Digital EPUB copy of the book, sent by email within one business day Yvonne Vera was born in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Her works Why Don’t You Carve Other Animal s and Nehanda were short-listed for the Commonwealth Writers Award Africa Region in andrespectively.

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Her novel Nehanda was short-listed for the Commonwealth Prize (Africa, ), and she won the Commonwealth Prize for best novel for Under The Tongue ().

Editorial Reviews " crisp and touching restrained and well-focusedAuthor: Yvonne Vera. Nehanda. [Yvonne Vera] -- "Zimbabwe, the late nineteenth century.

In a village, amidst disturbing reports of strangers come to settle on their land, people gather to perform ceremonies to welcome a new-born. In the poem Mutswairo appeals to Nehanda to deliver them from colonial oppression.

Mutswairo acknowledges the role of the traditional religion in the political struggles of the Shona people. Mutswairo prays to Nehanda the legendary woman whose spirit inspired Africans to fight against the white settlers during the First Chimurenga of / Additional Physical Format: Online version: Vera, Yvonne.

Nehanda. Harare: Baobab Books, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. Nehanda Radio.likes 4, talking about this. Zimbabwe News and Internet Radio StationFollowers: K.[This section of the African literature materials remains under construction, and links to bibliography, characterization, and visual arts have not yet been added.].Nehanda seeks for retribution for the colonials’ offenses through a resistance to “cleanse the soil,” again connecting land and its protection to the struggle against the colonials (Vera ).

While land is used as a means to interpret and distinguish native and colonial throughout the novel, as the narrative progresses, land increasingly.