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Title South Africa in the global imaginary / edited by Leon de Kock, Louise Bethlehem & Sonja Laden
Imprint Pretoria : University of South Africa Press, 2004
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  306.0968 So8716 2004    DUE 11-04-22  -  30500101356379
Edition 1st ed
Descript vii, 298 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Imagined South Africa
Note "The volume ... derives from a special issue of the journal Poetics today carrying the same title ... "--Pref
"Centre for African Renaissance Studies"--Back cover
"Academic Publishers Brill"--Back cover
Includes bibliographical references (p. 272-277) and index
South Africa in the global imaginary : an introduction / Leon de Kock -- "Civilised off the face of the earth" : museum display and the silencing of the /Xam / Pippa Skotnes -- A staggered orientalism : the Cape-to-Cairo imaginary / Peter Merrington -- "A primary need as strong as hunger" : the rhetoric of urgency in South African literary culture under apartheid / Louise Bethlehem -- Sitting for the civilisation test : the making(s) of a civil imaginary in colonial South Africa / Leon de Kock -- Black Hamlet : psychoanalysis on trial in South Africa / Jonathan Crewe -- The experimental turn in Black South African fiction / David Attwell -- Tradurre e tradire : the treason and translation of Breyten Breytenbach / Simon Lewis -- Narrative time and the space of the image : the truth of the lie in Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's testimony before the Truth and Reconciliation Commission / Dirk Klopper -- "Shoo, this book makes me to think!" : education, entertainment, and "life skills" comics in South Africa / Loren Kruger and Patricia Watson Shariff -- 'Making the paper speak well,' or, the pace of change in consumer magazines for Black South Africans / Sonja Laden
Subject Authors, South African
Group identity -- South Africa
Group identity in literature
Group identity in art
National characteristics, African
South Africa -- Cultural policy
South Africa -- Race relations
South Africa -- Social conditions
South Africa -- Social life and customs
South Africa -- Politics and government
Bellettrie. gtt
Cultuurgeschiedenis. gtt
Zuid-Afrika. gtt
Alt Author De Kock, Leon
Bethlehem, Louise
Laden, Sonja
Alt Title Global imaginary
Vari Title Poetics today
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