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Author Woods, Joanna,
Title From home and exile : a negotiation of ideas about home in Malawian poetry / Joanna Woods.
Imprint Bamenda, North West Region, Cameroon : Langaa RPCIG, [2015]

Author Woods, Joanna,
Subject Malawi literature (English) -- History and criticism.
Home in literature.
Malawi -- In literature.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 227 pages .)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Note Print version record.
Contents Machine generated contents note: ch. I Introduction -- a). Home and Exile -- b). Discussion -- c). Chapter Overview -- ch. 2 Methods and Multiple Spaces of Study -- a). My Research -- b). Limitations and Delimitations -- ch. 3 Home, Exile and The Self: The Negotiation of Concepts -- a). Ideas about Home -- b). Ideas about Exile and the Memory of Home -- c). Theory of the Subject: Ideas about the Self -- ch. 4 Context: Malawi as place, its history and its people -- a). Malawi -- b). Poets -- Felix Mnthali -- Frank Chipasula -- Jack Mapanje -- Lupenga Mphande -- Steve Chimombo -- ch. 5 Poetry: An Interpretation of a Selection of Poems by the Named Malawian Poets -- Conclusion: A Reflection on Research Findings and Spaces of Study -- a). On Interpretation: Using Poetry, Interview Material and Fieldwork -- i). Literature as a means of constructing 'home' -- ii). Exploring interview material and fieldwork for research -- b). Research Findings: -- Being in Place and being without place: constructing a relationship with home -- c). Concluding Remarks -- Appendix -- a). Poems -- b). Malawian Myths.
ISBN 9956792306 (electronic bk.)
9789956792306 (electronic bk.)
9789956792771 (paperback)
9956792772 (paperback)
OCLC # 903510049
Additional Format Print version: 9789956792771 9956792772

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