ISBN 9781779064820
Pages 182
Dimensions 210 x 148mm
Published 2020
Publisher Mwanaka Media and Publishing, Zimbabwe
Format Paperback

Notes from a Modern Chimurenga

Collected Stuggle Stories

by Tendai Rinos Mwanaka

Notes from a Modern Chimurenga is an extensive collection of Zimbabwe’s political struggle short stories. It covers: the modern Chimurenga period from the formation of tribal trust lands (The Tortoise); the liberation wars (Zanzibar, Eating Whilst Running); the Gukurahundi massacre (Gukurahundi); the late 1990s democratic struggles pitting ZANUPF against the MDC (The List, Mbuya Chitungwiza, Operation Murambatsvina, Notes from Mai Mujuru’s Breast, Breaking the Silence); the individual struggle within this democratic struggle (Mushazhike, Nyadzonya); the resultant migration and exilitic stories (Limpopo Bones, Germinston 1401); the corruption (Nyakasikana, Tree of the Year); the mismanagement of the country, the beatings and killings (Leonard, Karidza, Raising A Cain again); and the continuing democratic struggles.

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About the Author

Tendai Rinos Mwanaka

Tendai. R. Mwanaka is a multi-disciplinary artist from Chitungwiza, Zimbabwe. His oeuvre of works touches on non-fictions, essays, poetry, plays, fictions, music, sound art, photography, drawings, paintings, video, collage, mixed media, inter-genres and inter-disciplines. His work has been published in over 300 journals, anthologies and magazines in over 27 countries.

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