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Anti-Colonial to Anti-Globalization Nationalism: Pepetela's Angolanidade

Melissa Tandiwe Myambo
  • New York University
Published Online: 2011-04-27 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2202/1940-0004.1098

This article looks at the relationship between globalization and nationalism through the eyes of the Angolan novelist Pepetela and his exploration of angolanidade, Angolan national identity. Two novels are compared: Mayombe, set during the anti-colonial struggle, and Predadores, set in the era of globalization. The comparison illustrates how and why the depiction of Angolan nationalism has changed.

Keywords: Angola; globalization; nationalism; anti-colonial war; Pepetela; Mayombe; Predadores

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Published Online: 2011-04-27


Citation Information: New Global Studies, ISSN (Online) 1940-0004, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2202/1940-0004.1098.

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