Apartheid Narratives (DQR Studies in Literature 31) (DQR Studies in Literature)

Apartheid Narratives DQR Studies in Literature DQR Studies in Literature In an engaging and dynamic collection of essays on South African writing an international cast of contributors pay detailed attention to the shifting parameters of scholarly debates on apartheid and

  • Title: Apartheid Narratives (DQR Studies in Literature 31) (DQR Studies in Literature)
  • Author: Nahem Yousaf
  • ISBN: 9789042015067
  • Page: 380
  • Format: Paperback
  • In an engaging and dynamic collection of essays on South African writing, an international cast of contributors pay detailed attention to the shifting parameters of scholarly debates on apartheid and the apartheid era Investigating a range of literary and critical perspectives on a period that shaped the literature of South Africa for much of the twentieth century, the coIn an engaging and dynamic collection of essays on South African writing, an international cast of contributors pay detailed attention to the shifting parameters of scholarly debates on apartheid and the apartheid era Investigating a range of literary and critical perspectives on a period that shaped the literature of South Africa for much of the twentieth century, the contributors offer a rich survey The volume focuses on internationally acclaimed writers Nadine Gordimer and J.M Coetzee as well as those writers who are yet to receive sustained critical attention Mtutuzeli Matshoba, Alex La Guma, Bessie Head, Ahmed Essop, Ronnie Govender Apartheid Narratives will be welcomed by academics and students of South African writing as a stimulating collection which maps the literary terrain of apartheid.Contents Nahem YOUSAF Apartheid Narratives David SCHALKWYK Chronotopes of the Self in the Writings of Women Political Prisoners in South Africa Nahem YOUSAF On the Edge of Existence Alex La Guma s And a Threefold Cord Kelwyn SOLE Political Fiction, Representation and the Canon The Case of Mtutuzeli Matshoba Vasu REDDY History and Memory Writing by Indian Authors Judie NEWMAN Jump Starts Nadine Gordimer After Apartheid Craig MACKENZIE Bessie Head s South Africa Mike MARAIS Disarming Silence Ethical Resistance in J.M Coetzee s Foe Gina WISKER A Gesture of Belonging Creativity and Place in South African Women s Writing Desiree LEWIS Constructing Lives Black South African Women and Biography Under Apartheid Sue MARAIS Discontinuity in Relationship Apartheid in the South African Short Fiction Cycle Notes on Contributors Index

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