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Lily Saint

Lily Saint is Assistant Professor of English at Wesleyan and author of 'Black Cultural Life in South Africa: Reception, Apartheid, and Ethics' (U. of Michigan Press 2018).

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History time

The historical novel is in vogue across the continent, challenging how we conceive of the nation, and how we write its histories.

Political Theater

Robert Mugabe and how how quickly style and showmanship can sweep away an audience, even when the underlying message promotes violence and jingoistic triumphalism.