Welcome to Our Hillbrow PDF ePub eBook

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Welcome to Our Hillbrow free pdf "Welcome to Our Hillbrow" is an exhilarating and disturbing ride through the chaotic and hyper-real zone of Hillbrowmicrocosm of all that is contradictory, alluring, and painful in the postapartheid South African psyche. Everything is there: the shattered dreams of youth, sexuality and its unpredictable costs, AIDS, xenophobia, suicide, the omnipotent violence that often cuts short the promise of young people s lives, and the Africanist understanding of the life continuum that does not end with death but flows on into an ancestral realm. Infused with the rhythms of the inner-city pulsebeat, this courageous novel is compelling in its honesty and its broad vision, which links Hillbrow, rural Tiragalong, and Oxford. It spills out the guts of Hillbrowliving with the same energy and intimate knowledge with which the Drum writers wrote Sophiatown into being. "

About Phaswane Mpe

Phaswane Mpe taught African literature and publishing studies at the University of Witwatersrand. "Welcome to Our Hillbrow" was his only published novel. He died in 2004. "

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Author : Phaswane Mpe
Publisher : Ohio University Press
Data Published : 08 March 2011
ISBN : 0821419625
EAN : 9780821419625
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 150 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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