The cultural explosion
- People's literature. Gordimer, N. // UNESCO Courier;Feb92, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p34
Comments on the untapped creative resources of South Africa's excluded masses. Call for a People's Literature; Literature conceived as people's `ability to relate' their own lives; `Worker Poets'; More.
- Mainstreaming by confluence: The multilingual context of literature in South Africa. Alexander, Neville // World Literature Today;Winter96, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p9
Discusses the multilingual context of literature in South Africa. Need to conceptualize culture in a way that the multilingual reality of South Africa and its consequences for the production of literature can be seen for its rich resourse; Concentric identities; Language situation in the...
- Conference: South African Literary History: `The Dancing Dwarf from the Land of Spirits'... // African Affairs;Jan1995, Vol. 94 Issue 374, p92
Announces the holding of a conference entitled `South African Literary History: `The Dancing Dwarf from the Land of Spirits,' at the University of Durban, Westville, on September 13 to 15, 1995.
- The silence in South Africa: Writers chuck it in. Ruden, Sarah // New Criterion;Feb97, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p35
Focuses on the state of literature in post-apartheid South Africa. Obstacles faced by South African writers; Social issues of interest to writers; Freedom of expression in South Africa.
- Introduction to the South African Literary History Project. Klopper, Dirk // English in Africa;May2011, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p7
An introduction is presented in which the author discusses the theme of this special issue of the journal, the South African Literary History Project (SALHP), as well as the publication within the issue of a manuscript of an early English novel written in South Africa.
- The wreck of the Grosvenor and the making of South Africa literature. Glenn, Ian E. // English in Africa;Oct95, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p1
Discusses the role of the wreck of the Grosvenor India Ship on the Pondoland Coast in South Africa on August 4, 1782 in the development of South African literature in English. Description of the wreck and its aftermath; Importance of the Grosvenor; Legacy of the wreck in white South African...
- The many `spaces' of the African writer: The meeting of African writers in Durban, South Africa.... Adesanmi, Pius // Research in African Literatures;Spring2000, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p144
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- Some aspects of South African literature. Kunene, Mazisi // World Literature Today;Winter96, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p13
Discusses various aspects characterizing early Afrikaner literature in South Africa. Aspects characterizing the heroic resistance against invaders; Types of heroes celebrated by African poetry; Statement that Afrikaans literature has shed the curse of Europeanism in literature; Growth of oral...
- Reinventing a continent (Revisiting history in the literature of the new South Africa: A personal... Brink, Andre // World Literature Today;Winter96, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p17
Examines the role of the historical novel in South African literature. Reviews of major historical novels in South Africa; Comments on several historical narratives; Textualization of history in South African literature; Interrogation of history in South African fiction; Question of reducing...