Library of Congress

Authorities & Vocabularies

The Library of Congress > Linked Data Service > LC Name Authority File

From Library of Congress Name Authority File

us: Dangarembga, Tsitsi

  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • us: דנגרמבגה, טסיטסי
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1959
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Mutoko (Zimbabwe)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Zimbabwe
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Cambridge
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Zimbabwe
    • Gender

        (lcdgt) Females
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Novelists
          (lcsh) Motion picture producers and directors
      • Sources

        • found: Her Nervous conditions, 1988: t.p. (Tsitsi Dangarembga)
        • found: The popular arts and culture in the texture of the public sphere in Africa, c2010: t.p. (Tsitsi Dangarembga) p. facing t.p. (writer, dramatist, theatre and film producer; graduate of the Univ. of Zimbabwe and the Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin)
        • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed December 21, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Dangarembga, Tsitsi; fiction writer, motion picture producer/ director, screenwriter; born 1959 in Mutoko, Zimbabwe; studied medicine at Cambridge University (1977-1980); studied psychology at the University of Zimbabwe; became the first black Zimbabwean woman to publish a novel written in English Nervous Conditions (1988); wrote the screenplay of the film Neria (1993); directed the film Everyone's Child (1996); filmed Kare Kare Zvako: Mother's Day 2004); her short story The Letter won a Swedish prize; Nervous conditions (Bwon the African section of the Commonwealth Writers Prize for fiction (1989); published The Book of Not: A Sequel to Nervous Conditions (2006); was working on a third novel as part of Nervous conditions trilogy, provisionally titled Bira (2011))
      • LC Classification

        • PR9390.9.D36
      • Editorial Notes

        • [Machine-derived non-Latin script reference project.]
        • [Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.]
      • Change Notes

        • 1988-08-15: new
        • 2016-07-14: revised
      • Alternate Formats