Author

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Tsitsi Dangarembga

Zimbabwean author and filmmaker

1959   -  

country of citizenship: Zimbabwe
native language: Shona
language of expression: English
educated at: University of Cambridge, University of Zimbabwe
occupation: writer, film director

Tsitsi Dangarembga (born 4 February 1959) is a Zimbabwean novelist, playwright, and filmmaker. Her debut novel, Nervous Conditions (1988), which was the first to be written in English by a black woman from Zimbabwe, was named by the BBC in 2018 as one of the top 100 books that have shaped the world. In 2020, her novel This Mournable Body was a nominee on the Booker prize longlist.
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works

2

Nervous Conditions

novel by Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga

author: Tsitsi Dangarembga

1988

The Book of Not

book by Tsitsi Dangarembga

author: Tsitsi Dangarembga

2006

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