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Author McGiffin, Emily, 1980- author

Title Of land, bones, and money : toward a South African ecopoetics / Emily McGiffin
Published Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 249 pages)
Series Under the sign of nature : explorations in ecocriticism
Under the sign of nature
Contents A brief history of isiXhosa literature -- Verse, violence, and the migrant labor system -- Black mamba and the Durban/rural nexus -- Versions of silence -- Literature, Iimbongi, and ideologies of development -- Neoliberal land reform and the vocal dispossessed -- Appendix A. FOSATU, by Alfred Themba Qabula -- Appendix B. Isibongo performed at the State of the Nation Address 2016 -- Appendix C. Izibongo performed by Thukela Poswayo
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on July 26, 2019)
Subject Ecocriticism
Environmentalism in literature
Laudatory poetry, Xhosa -- Political aspects -- South Africa
Laudatory poetry, Xhosa -- South Africa -- History and criticism
Environmentalism in literature.
LITERARY CRITICISM / Subjects & Themes / Nature
Laudatory poetry, Xhosa.
South Africa.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018058604
ISBN 0813942772 electronic book
9780813942773 electronic book