Making Use of History in New South African Fiction
Historical Perspectives in Three Post-Apartheid Novels
By (author) Sten Pultz Moslund
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Making Use of History in New South African Fiction by Sten Pultz Moslund
Book DescriptionA study of the use of history as political ammunition and literature as historical counter-discourse in Mongane Serote's "Gods of Our Time", Mike Nicol's "The Ibis Tapestry", and Zakes Mda's "Ways of Dying". Moslund shows how literary engagement with the past seeks to rupture the continuity of a strongly dichotomised epistemology and through that dissolve the inherited polarisation of society. Falsification of history is exposed as constructed discourse and past simplifications of reality as sharply demarcated into homogenous self-justifying, categorisations of, Us against Them, are challenged with paradox, doubt and introspection.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9788772897844
(150mm x 220mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Museum Tusculanum Press
Publisher: Museum Tusculanum Press
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2003
Country of Publication: Denmark
Books By Author Sten Pultz Moslund
Literature's Sensuous Geographies, Hardback (March 2015)
Using place studies within a postcolonial context, this study explores the sense-aesthetic dimensions in literature such as smell, sound, etc. that often challenge the rationalizing logic of modernity. Through close readings of writers such as Conrad and Coetzee, Moslund invites scholars to shift focus from discourse analysis to aesthetic analysis.
Migration Literature and Hybridity, Hardback (July 2010)» View all books by Sten Pultz Moslund
Using three literary analyses to show what happens once we leave behind the theoretical poverty of celebratory readings of contemporary migration and hybridity literature, this book offers a way out of the theoretical deadlock of putting hybridity against purity or flux against fixity.
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