publication . Thesis

South African short fiction in English and Afrikaans since 1948.

Trump, Martin;
Open Access English
  • Publisher: SOAS University of London
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Prevailing critical practice tends to view South African literature as comprising a number of writing communities in the country whose works and concerns have little to do with each other. Hence literary works in English and in Afrikaans, by black and by white South African writers are rarely considered in relation to one another. Literary criticism in South Africa has, in other words, proceeded along much the same lines as the political determinations of the country, dividing the literature into distinct racial and linguistic camps. While I have chosen to consider South African short fiction with reference to different major writing communities in the country, ...
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