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Trauma, Resistance, Reconstruction in Post-1994 South African Writing.

By: Singh, Jaspal K.
Contributor(s): Chetty, Rajendra.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Lang, Peter, Publishing Inc., 2010Description: 1 online resource (216 p.).ISBN: 9781453900406.Subject(s): Apartheid in literature | Collective memory in literature | Identity (Psychology) in literature | Literature and society -- South Africa -- History -- 20th century | Literature and society -- South Africa -- History -- 21st century | Politics and literature -- South Africa -- History -- 20th century | Politics and literature -- South Africa -- History -- 21st century | Post-apartheid era -- South Africa | Psychic trauma in literature | Race relations in literature | South Africa -- In literature | South African literature (English) -- History and criticismGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Trauma, Resistance, Reconstruction in Post-1994 South African WritingDDC classification: 820.9/355 | 820.9355 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Table of Contents; Acknowledgments vii; Introduction 1; A. Memory and the Construction of Identities 9; Chapter 1 South Asian Diaspora in Africa: Collective and individual memory in Fatima Meer's and Sita Gandhi's texts - JASPAL KAUR SINGH 11; Chapter 2 Revisiting the past: Memory and Identity in Elleke Boehmer''s Bloodlines and Zoë Wicomb''s David''s Story and Playing in the Light - FIONA MCCANN 27 ; B. Truth, Reconciliation, Resistance and Reconstruction 41; Chapter 3 Lyric Monsters: The Humanizing Process of Lyric Language in Antjie Krog's Country of My Skull - OKLA ELLIOT 43
Chapter 4 Reconstruction and Resistance in the Poetry of Gcina Mhlophe - DENISE HANDLARSKI 57Chapter 5 Transcending Apartheid: Empathy and the Search for Redemption - IMKE BRUST 77; C. Damaged Narratives, Silenced Voices and Race 101; Chapter 6 Mut(e)ilations: The Loss of Voice and the Voice of Loss: Memory, Reconstruction and Reconciliation in South African Literature - DEBORAH DONIG 103; Chapter 7 Secrets and Lies: Trauma, Resistance and Reconciliation Postponed in Zoë Wicomb's David's Story - JANE POYNER 121
Chapter 8 Driving the Devil into the Ground: Settler Myth in André Brink's Devil's Valley - JOHN HIGHFIELD 131D. Trauma, confession and autobiographies 149; Chapter 9 Transmogrifying the Traumatic into the Democratic Ideal in Autobiographical Cultural Memory: Nelson Mandela's The Long Walk to Freedom - MIKE KGOMOTSO MASEMOLA 151; Chapter 10 White Lies, White Truth: Confession and Childhood in White Women's Narratives - GEORGINA HORRELL 169; Chapter 11 Reconciling Citizenship, AIDS, and Gayness in Post-Apartheid South Africa - JOHN C. HAWLEY 187; Notes on Contributors 203
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Table of Contents; Acknowledgments vii; Introduction 1; A. Memory and the Construction of Identities 9; Chapter 1 South Asian Diaspora in Africa: Collective and individual memory in Fatima Meer's and Sita Gandhi's texts - JASPAL KAUR SINGH 11; Chapter 2 Revisiting the past: Memory and Identity in Elleke Boehmer''s Bloodlines and Zoë Wicomb''s David''s Story and Playing in the Light - FIONA MCCANN 27 ; B. Truth, Reconciliation, Resistance and Reconstruction 41; Chapter 3 Lyric Monsters: The Humanizing Process of Lyric Language in Antjie Krog's Country of My Skull - OKLA ELLIOT 43

Chapter 4 Reconstruction and Resistance in the Poetry of Gcina Mhlophe - DENISE HANDLARSKI 57Chapter 5 Transcending Apartheid: Empathy and the Search for Redemption - IMKE BRUST 77; C. Damaged Narratives, Silenced Voices and Race 101; Chapter 6 Mut(e)ilations: The Loss of Voice and the Voice of Loss: Memory, Reconstruction and Reconciliation in South African Literature - DEBORAH DONIG 103; Chapter 7 Secrets and Lies: Trauma, Resistance and Reconciliation Postponed in Zoë Wicomb's David's Story - JANE POYNER 121

Chapter 8 Driving the Devil into the Ground: Settler Myth in André Brink's Devil's Valley - JOHN HIGHFIELD 131D. Trauma, confession and autobiographies 149; Chapter 9 Transmogrifying the Traumatic into the Democratic Ideal in Autobiographical Cultural Memory: Nelson Mandela's The Long Walk to Freedom - MIKE KGOMOTSO MASEMOLA 151; Chapter 10 White Lies, White Truth: Confession and Childhood in White Women's Narratives - GEORGINA HORRELL 169; Chapter 11 Reconciling Citizenship, AIDS, and Gayness in Post-Apartheid South Africa - JOHN C. HAWLEY 187; Notes on Contributors 203

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Jaspal K. Singh is a Professor of English Literature at Northern Michigan University where she teaches postcolonial African and South Asian literature and theory. Singh's previous book is entitled Representation and Resistance: South Asian and African Women's Texts at Home and in the Diaspora (2008). Her co-edited anthology is entitled Indian Writers: Transnationalisms and Diasporas (Lang, 2010).<br> Rajendra Chetty is the Head of Department (Research), and Faculty of Education and Social Sciences at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology in South Africa. He is the editor of South African Indian Writings in English (2002) and co-editor of Indias Abroad: The Diaspora Writes Back (2004), and Indian Writers: Trans-nationalisms and Diasporas (Lang, 2010).

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