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us: Mungoshi, Charles, 1947-



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    • us: Mungoshi, Charles Lovemore, 1947-
  • Sources

    • found: His Waiting for the rain, 1981, c1975: t.p. (Charles Mungoshi) p. 4 of cover (b. 12/2/47; literary editor, Zimbabwe Pub. House)
    • found: LC data base, 2/28/84 (hdg.: Mungoshi, Charles, 1947-)
    • found: Makunun'unu maodzamwoyo, 1970: t.p. (Charles L. Mungoshi) p. 4 of cover (Charles Lovemore Mungoshi, b. 1947)
    • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed March 13, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Mungoshi, Charles; fiction writer, translator, editor; born 02 December 1947 in Manyene, Zimbabwe; joined the Literature Bureau as literary editor (1975); published three novels in Shona, one novel in English, and several collections of short stories; wrote one Shona drama, “Inongova Njakenjake” (Each Does His Own Thing, 1980) and a poetry collection in English, “The Milkman Doesn't Only Deliver Milk” (1981); an editor with Zimbabwe Publishing House, developing and supporting Zimbabwean writers (from 1982); wrote and directed a UNESCO film entitled “Abide by Me” (1992); his first Shona novel, “Makunun'unu Mawodza Mwoyo” (Brooding Breeds Despair) won a prize sponsored by the Southern Rhodesia Literature Bureau (1968); two of Mungoshi's novels, “Ndiko Kupindana Kwamazuva” (As Time Passes) and “Waiting for the Rain”, received International PEN awards (1975); his children's literature, “One Day, Long Ago: More Stories from a Shona Childhood,” (1992) won a Noma Award; “Walking Still” (1997), collection of short stories, won the African region Commonwealth Writers Prize (1998))
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    • PR9390.9.M8
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    • 1984-03-22: new
    • 2015-05-20: revised
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