Writing South Africa : literature, apartheid, and democracy 1970-1995 / edited by Derek Attridge and Rosemary Jolly.

During the final years of the apartheid era and the subsequent transition to democracy, South African literary writing caught the world's attention as never before. Writers responded to the changing political situation and its daily impact on the country's inhabitants with works that recor...

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Other Authors: Attridge, Derek, (Editor), Jolly, Rosemary Jane, 1963- (Editor)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
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Table of Contents:
  • South Africa, 1970 1996: a chronology
  • 1.
  • Introduction /
  • Rosemary Jolly and Derek Attridge
  • 2.
  • Interrogating silence: new possibilities faced by South African literature /
  • Andre Brink
  • 3.
  • I am dead: you cannot read: Andre Brink's On the Contrary /
  • Peter Horn
  • 4.
  • Endings and new beginning: South African fiction and transition /
  • Elleke Boehmer
  • 5.
  • The post apartheid sublime: rediscovering the extraordinary /
  • Graham Pechey
  • 6.
  • Postmodernism and black writing in South Africa /
  • Lewis Nkosi
  • 7.
  • Shame and identity: the case of the coloured in South Africa /
  • Zoe Wicomb
  • 8.
  • A man's world: South African gay writing and the State of Emergency /
  • Michiel Heyns
  • 9.
  • The final safari: on nature, myth, and the literature of the Emergency /
  • Rita Barnard
  • 10.
  • Interview /
  • Miriam Tlali and Rosemary Jolly
  • 11.
  • Speech and silence in the fictions of J.M. Coetzee /
  • Benita Parry
  • 12.
  • 'Dialogue' and 'fulfilment' in J.M. Coetzee's Age of Iron /
  • David Attwell
  • 13.
  • Interview /
  • Mongane Wally Serote and Rolf Solberg
  • 14.
  • Inside out: Jeremy Cronin's lyrical politics /
  • Brian Macaskill
  • 15.
  • Spinning out the present: narrative, gender, and the politics of South African theatre /
  • Dennis Walder
  • 16.
  • South African theatre in the United States: the allure of the familiar and of the exotic /
  • Jeanne Colleran
  • 17.
  • Preparing ourselves for freedom /
  • Albie Sachs
  • 18.
  • Challenges facing theatre practitioners in the new South Africa /
  • Maishe Maponya
  • 19.
  • Current trends in Theatre for Development in South Africa /
  • Zakes Mda
  • Select bibliography: South African literary writing in English, 1970 1995.