Dangarembga, Tsitsi

About Tsitsi Dangarembga

Filmography (IMDb)

Baker, Aryn. “Author in Revolt in Zimbabwe.” TIME Magazine, vol. 196, no. 7-8, 2020

“Tsitsi Dangarembga” Contemporary African Writers, Ojaide (ed.), 2011

Coundouriotis, Eleni. “Tsitsi Dangarembga (1959- ).” Postcolonial African Writers: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Source Book, Parekh and Jagne (eds.), 1998



Morrison, Blake. “You and Non-You.” London Review of Books, vol. 42, no. 9, 2020

Flores, Natalia. “This Mournable Body.” Tydskrif vir Letterkunde, vol. 57, no. 1, 2020

Peake-Tomkinson, Alex. “This Mournable Body.” Prospect, vol. 286, 2020

Cogbill-Seiders, Elisa. “This Mournable Body.” World Literature Today, vol. 93, no. 1, 2019

Hong, Terry. “This Mournable Body.” Booklist, vol. 115, no. 11, 2019

“This Mournable Body.” The New Yorker, vol. 94, no. 43, 2019

Rohrbaugh, Lisa. “This Mournable Body.” Library Journal, vol. 143, no. 13, 2018

Domini, John. “Tsitsi Dangarembga's This Mournable Body.” Brooklyn Rail, Sep. 2018

This Mournable Body.” Publishers Weekly, vol. 265, no. 24, 2018

Friedrich, Michael. “Suffering Visible: The Ravages of Postcolonial Capitalism in Tsitsi Dangarembga’s “This Mournable Body”.” Los Angeles Review of Books, 14 Sep. 2016

Alexia_ternate. “Nervous Conditions by Tsitsi Dangarembga – Review.” The Guardian, 28 Mar. 2016

J. W. “Nervous Conditions.Hurricane Alice, vol. 7, no. 3, 1990



Gulick, Anne W. “Decolonial Temporalities in Tsitsi Dangarembga's The Book of Not.” Research in African Literatures, vol. 50, no. 4, 2020

Moody, Rick. "Inappropriate Appropriation." Critical Creative Writing: Essential Readings on the Writer's Craft, Adsit (ed.), 2019

Lazzari, Gabriele. “Peripheral Realism and the Bildungsroman in Tsitsi Dangarembga's Nervous Conditions.” Research in African Literatures, vol. 49, no. 2, 2018

Denkyi-Manieson, Gladys Agyeiwaa. “The Recepteur and the Emetteur: A Case Study of Paternity in the Works of Chinua Achebe, Tsitsi Dangarembga, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.” Journal of Pan African Studies, vol. 12, no. 2, 2018

Greek, Anna. “Asymmetrical Voices: A Concurrent Reading of Tsitsi Dangarembga’s The Book of Not and Alexandra Fuller’s Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight.” Concurrent Imaginaries, Postcolonial Worlds: Toward Revised Histories, Brydon et al. (eds.), 2017

Pasi, Juliet. “Writing Nature from the Feminine: An Ecofeminist Analysis of the Gardens in Tsitsi Dangarembga's The Book of Not.” Journal of Literary Studies, vol. 32, no. 1, 2016

Moolla, F. Fiona. “Zimbabwean Foodways, Feminisms, and Transforming Nationalisms in Tsitsi Dangarembga’s Nervous Conditions and NoViolet Bulawayo’s We Need New Names.” Matatu, vol. 48, no. 1, 2016

Rahman, Muzna. “Bodily Secrets: The History of the Starving Body in Tsitsi Dangarembga's Nervous Conditions.” Forum for Modern Language Studies, vol. 50, no. 3, 2014

Selvick, Stephanie M. “Beyond the Binary: Same-Sex Desire and Gender Defiance in Tsitsi Dangarembga's Nervous Conditions.” Journal of Postcolonial Writing, vol. 49, no. 3, 2013

Vambe, Maurice Taonezvi, and Khatija Khan. “Decolonising the ‘Epistemic Decolonial Turn’ in Women's Fiction: Tsitsi Dangarembga's She No Longer Weeps (1987) and Federico Garcia Lorca's Dona Rosita the Spinister (2008).” African Identities, vol. 11, no. 3, 2013

Waugh, Amanda. “'Willing Liberates': Nietzschean Heroism in Tsitsi Dangarembga's Nervous Conditions.” Pacific Coast Philology, vol. 46, no. 1, 2011

Mabura, Lily G. N. “Black Women Walking Zimbabwe: Refuge and Prospect in the Landscapes of Yvonne Vera's The Stone Virgins and Tsitsi Dangarembga's Nervous Conditions and Its Sequel, The Book of Not.” Research in African Literatures, vol. 41, no. 3, 2010

Dalziell, Tanya. "Coming-of-Age, Coming to Mourning: Purple HibiscusLucy, and Nervous Conditions." Rites of Passage in Postcolonial Women's Writing, Dodgson-Katiyo (ed.), 2010

Hlongwane, Gugu. “'A Piece of Person': Fractured Selves and Colonial Education in Tsitsi Dangarembga's The Book of Not.” Journal of Postcolonial Writing, vol. 45, no. 4, 2009

Gairola, Rahul Krishna. "Western Experiences: Education and 'Third World Women' in the Fiction of Tsitsi Dangarembga and Meena Alexander." Jouvert, vol. 4, no. 2, 2000




This Mournable Body (2018)

The Book of Not (2006)

Nervous Conditions (1988)


Essays/Articles/Non-Fiction/Short Stories

"Africa and the World: Writers at Home and Away." PEN America, 20 Nov. 2007

“The Letter.” Whispering Land: An Anthology of Stories by African Women, 1885



Ungochani (2010)

Spell My Name (2006)

Kare Kare Zvako: Mother's Day  (2005)

Pamvura (2005)

Growing Stronger (2005)

High Hopes (2004)

On the Border - Landmine Clearance in Zimbabwe (2002)

Flame  (1996)

Everyone's Child (1996)

Neria (1991)



She No Longer Weeps (1987)


Audio and Audiovisual Material

Zimbabwe Novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga on Being Arrested for Anti-Corruption Protests. YouTube, 4 Aug. 2020

Why Invest in the Creative Economy? - Tsitsi Dangarembga. YouTube, 20 Jun. 2017

TEDxHarare - Tsitsi Dangarembga - The Question Posed by My Cat. YouTube, 12 Oct. 2011