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Bessie Head (1937 - 1986)

Nationality: Botswanan
Other: South African
Periods: African

Teacher, journalist and writer

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The Universality of Tragedy? The Case of Bessie Head
http://www.lib.unb.ca/Texts/IFR/bin/get.cgi?directory=Vol.26/&...
The paper's author aims "to examine several stories by Bessie Head from her collection The Collector of Treasures as the basis for a discussion of the universality of tragedy. At issue here are such questions as these: Is it legitimate to maintain our belief that tragedy is universal? Or is it necessary to acknowledge that tragedy merely represents a cultural construct "
Contains: Criticism
Author: Earl G. Ingersoll
From: International Fiction Review 1999; 26 no. 1-2:36-45
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Biographical sites about Bessie Head

Bessie Head
http://www.english.emory.edu/Bahri/Head.html
'Life of the South African expatriate writer, with bibliography."
Contains: Pictures, Sketch, Bibliography, Works List
Author: Kate Bissell
From: Postcolonial Studies at Emory
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On the Bessie Head trail
http://www.mg.co.za/mg/books/9807/980720-bessie.html
"Stephen Gray recently attended a conference in Botswana in honour of South African writer Bessie Head, who settled there."
Contains: Pictures, Commentary
Author: Stephen Gray
From: Books July 20, 1998
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