Mapping places and identities through contemporary Bulawayo popular song texts

Show simple item record Sibanda, Nkululeko Dhlamini, Nozizwe 2021-09-22T07:26:40Z 2020
dc.description.abstract In this article, the authors examine the symbiotic relationship that exists between places and identities in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, through contemporary song texts. They borrow Julia Kristeva’s concept of intertextuality to trace the sources of spatial textual referents embedded in song texts and examine the ways in which they inform the emergence and consolidation of identities. Through analysing selected song texts from the late Beatar Mangethe, Khuxxman and Lovemore “Majaivana” Tshuma, the authors underscore the spatial senses in which these selected song texts define and shape identities and class distinctions in Bulawayo’s townships. Finally, they describe the identities of characters who are sketched into the places that Mangethe, Khuxxman and Majaivana sing about, thereby highlighting a symbiotic dialogue between people and places in Bulawayo. en_ZA
dc.description.department Drama en_ZA
dc.description.embargo 2022-11-25
dc.description.librarian hj2021 en_ZA
dc.description.uri en_ZA
dc.identifier.citation Nkululeko Sibanda & Nozizwe Dhlamini (2020) Mapping Places and Identities through Contemporary Bulawayo Popular Song Texts, Muziki, 17:2, 71-88, DOI: 10.1080/18125980.2021.1927157. en_ZA
dc.identifier.issn 1812-5980 (print)
dc.identifier.issn 1753-593X (online)
dc.identifier.other 10.1080/18125980.2021.1927157
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.publisher Routledge en_ZA
dc.rights © Unisa Press 2021. This is an electronic version of an article published in Muziki: Journal of Music Research in Africa, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 71-88, 2020. doi : 10.1080/18125980.2021.1927157. Muziki: Journal of Music Research in Africa is available online at : en_ZA
dc.subject Places en_ZA
dc.subject Identities en_ZA
dc.subject Song en_ZA
dc.subject Texts en_ZA
dc.subject Intertextuality en_ZA
dc.subject Spatiality en_ZA
dc.title Mapping places and identities through contemporary Bulawayo popular song texts en_ZA
dc.type Postprint Article en_ZA

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