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9 edition of Southern African literature found in the catalog.

Southern African literature

an introduction

by Gray, Stephen

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Barnes & Noble in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Southern
    • Subjects:
    • South African literature (English) -- History and criticism,
    • South African literature -- History and criticism,
    • Africa, Southern -- In literature

    • Edition Notes

      StatementStephen Gray.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9354.3 .G7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination209 p., [4] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages209
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4428083M
      ISBN 100064925307
      LC Control Number79053358

      Read this book on Questia. The initial premise of this study is that in the countries of southern Africa the texts of politics have wanted to overwhelm the texts of art: that public events have confirmed a history of domination and resistance, in which ancient charters have felt the intrusion of harsh, modernising forces. The Rise of the African Novel is the first book to situate South African and African-language literature of the late s through the early s in relation to the literature of decolonization that spanned the s through the s, and the contemporary generation of established and emerging continental and diaspora African writers of international renown.

      From Achebe to Zora, you’ll discover a wide variety African American and Black writers from all over the excerpts from their books, reviews, articles, interviews, watch videos, purchase their books, and more. Authors: Get your own author profile on , or let us host your primary web may also share your work with readers on our discussion forums just dive right. Browse the list of issues and latest articles from Journal of Southern African Studies.

      Southern literature (sometimes called the literature of the American South) is defined as American literature about the Southern United States or by writers from this region. Traditionally, the study of southern literature has emphasized a common Southern history, the significance of family, a sense of community and one's role within it, a sense of justice, the region's dominant religion. The legacy of Western colonialism in African history can be seen in much of the South African literature, and specifically through stories that deal with apartheid. Apartheid - Literally “apartness” in Afrikaans. A policy of racial segregation introduced by the National Party after its electoral victory in


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