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The Cardinals African Writers Series

Mouse lacks love and family but lives for books A newspaper job opens her eyes to real li Gradually Bessie Head is becoming my most read author It all started after the Writers Project of Ghana held its twitter discussion on her book A uestion of Power I had earlier read the book and two others A Woman Alone and Maru even before it was chosen and had had it reviewed on this blog However the discussion got me thinking about that woman her beautiful spirit her audacious writings and her sense of humour even in the midst of dire adversity Thus I picked three of her books including Tales of Tenderness and Power and When Rain Clouds GatherThe Cardinals with Meditations and Short Stories 1993 141 contains a novella and seven short stories and meditations It is a story about the effects of racial discrimination and how it breaks down families and flings their members about to the ways of the storms of life In The Cardinals set in South Africa not only are the lives of the natives battered by poverty and destroyed by lack politics and racial discrimination and abuse but even within the blacks there is a class system continue from here

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Aive view of society Can she accept that apartheid rules and form her own loveless histor Bessie Head s The Cardinals explores how love when laced with inventions of race nation and family constructs a fragmented self that cannot function in apartheid South Africa As a colored woman Mouse a character that is named only by others is marked by multiple displacements she is unable to place herself spatially nationally racially or genealogically However when she finds love one that mutates into sex and hints at incest her dispossession within South Africa is complete But it is the possibility of a transcendental love affair that dismantle the inherent binaries constructed within nation family and race While the book is short it produces great insight into the complications of love in fragmented South Africa This was my introduction to postcolonial fiction and I loved it


10 thoughts on “The Cardinals African Writers Series

  1. says:

    The whole principle of living and learning is dependent on what is going on in the mind The mind is like a huge living tapestry Everything we see hear learn and experience gets fixed into this tapestry for good

  2. says:

    Gradually Bessie Head is becoming my most read author It all started after the Writers Project of Ghana held its twitter discussion on her book A uestion of Power I had earlier read the book and two others A Woman Alone and Maru even before

  3. says:

    A moving story set in apartheid South Africa Mouse a young shy woman who never knew her real parents and does not know how to love and be loved is pursued by her colleague journalist Johnny Johnny has had several amorous aff

  4. says:

    Leider wurde ich mit Sternenwende so gar nicht warm Die Gefühlswelt der Protagonisten war mir unverständlich der Klappentext nahm zuviel von der Handlung vorweg und wenn ich im Nachwort dieser Ausgabe lese dass es sich bei der Beziehung von Johnny und Mouse um Bessie Heads Idealvorstellung der Liebe und gleichberechtigten Partnerschaft handelt frage ich mich was ich überlesen habe Für mich war Johnny ein Mann der

  5. says:

    I desperately wanted to like this book as it is my first reading of Bessie Head and I've had so many good experiences from the African Writers Series But I didn'tThe main character is sold by her affluent mother at birth to a childless couple who live in an inner city slum We witness her childhood which is the most interesting part of the book as we see how she begins to learn how to read and write and her eventual emplo

  6. says:

    Los relatos cortos se hacen un tanto confusos no he conseguido leer ninguno al completo En cuanto a The Cardinals aunue es medianamente interesante la historia termina estancándose un tanto

  7. says:

    My heart was literally beating as I was reading this Not from fear but from suspense and how I couldn't believe what I was reading This novel is an enigma Worth a read

  8. says:

    Though small this book is one that needs to be read carefully in order to be digested fully

  9. says:

    Bessie Head’s The Cardinals explores how love—when laced with inventions of race nation and family—constructs a fragmented self that cannot function in apartheid South Africa As a colored woman Mouse a character that is named only by others is marked by multiple displacements she is unable to place herself spatially nationally

  10. says:

    A dark novella about a younger woman journalist and her affair with a powerful masculine co worker There is such a fire emitting from the female protagonist that confuses all the hierarchies in the book Would love to reread 9

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