Spatial Arrangements and Narrative Conventions in Gordimer and Dangarembga

Tsitsi Dangarembga’s Nervous Conditions and Nadine Gordimer Burger’s Daughter, two examples of the female bildungsroman, do not share many of the same stylistic features. Burger’s Daughter is characterized by imaginary confessions, interior monologue and shifting narrators while Nervous Conditions is characterized by its direct first person narrative and its manipulation of metaphors such as anorexia. … Read moreSpatial Arrangements and Narrative Conventions in Gordimer and Dangarembga