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Anti-Colonial to Anti-Globalization Nationalism: Pepetela's Angolanidade


  • Myambo Melissa Tandiwe

    (New York University)


This article looks at the relationship between globalization and nationalism through the eyes of the Angolan novelist Pepetela and his exploration of angolanidade, Angolan national identity. Two novels are compared: Mayombe, set during the anti-colonial struggle, and Predadores, set in the era of globalization. The comparison illustrates how and why the depiction of Angolan nationalism has changed.

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  • Myambo Melissa Tandiwe, 2011. "Anti-Colonial to Anti-Globalization Nationalism: Pepetela's Angolanidade," New Global Studies, De Gruyter, vol. 5(1), pages 1-29, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:bpj:nglost:v:5:y:2011:i:1:p:29:n:1

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    1. Myambo Melissa Tandiwe & Frassinelli Pier Paolo, 2019. "Introduction: Thirty Years of Borders Since Berlin," New Global Studies, De Gruyter, vol. 13(3), pages 277-300, December.

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