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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 347–368.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., this article further argues that the context of Third Worldism is largely eliminated in the reception of global South literature in the world literary setting. It contends that recognizing the formation of Third World cosmopolitan novelists in the milieu of an international socialist literary culture oriented...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 103–121.
Published: 01 May 2015
.... Such a collective, it would seem, only begins to take shape in the nameless narrator-reader—neither South African nor Jewish. More precisely, it emerges through the way in which he reads and the figural writing that guides it. Literature exists, said Sebald in his last speech before his untimely death, “perhaps...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 327–329.
Published: 01 August 2010
.... Lucidly written and carefully researched, Barnard’s volume offers a theoretically nuanced and historically situated study of South African literature from 1948 to 2000, exploring the complex ways in which apartheid affected literary and cultural productions during this period. Focusing on a broad...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 330–333.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Timothy Wright Graham Lucy Valerie , State of Peril: Race and Rape in South African Literature . ( Oxford : Oxford UP , 2012 ), pp. 272 , cloth, $58.50 . © 2014 by Novel, Inc. 2014 Duke University Press Works Cited Coetzee J. M. Doubling the Point: Essays...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 259–260.
Published: 01 August 2000
..., Race, and the Writing of Empire: Public Discourse and the Boer War (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999), pp. 220, $59.95. Paula Krebs's book makes an important contribution to the existing scholarship on late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century British and South African...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 277–302.
Published: 01 November 2004
... in Mbulelo Mzamane’s Short Stories.” Research in African Literatures 31 ( 2000 ): 29 –48. Martin , Denis-Constant . “Cape Town’s Coon Carnival.” Senses of Culture: South African Culture Studies . Ed. Sarah Nuttall and Cheryl-Ann Michael. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2000 . 363 –79. Mbembe...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 417–437.
Published: 01 November 2018
... For an overview of mutationism and its relationship to Darwinian evolutionism, see Bowler 256–65. Copyright © 2018 by Novel, Inc. 2018 hybridity South African literature African novel Johannesburg apartheid The closing shot of Neill Blomkamp's District 9 pans out on the state bureaucrat...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 278–294.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of the World: The Bildungsroman in European Culture . Trans. Sbragia Albert . London : Verso , 1987 . Ndebele Njabulo S. South African Literature and Culture: Rediscovery of the Ordinary . Manchester : Manchester UP , 1994 . Nwakanma Obi . “ Metonymic Eruptions: Igbo Novelists...
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Novel (2021) 54 (3): 335–361.
Published: 01 November 2021
... of the 20th Century .” Review of African Political Economy 29 . 91 ( 2002 ): 145 – 48 . Attwell David . “ Mofolo’s ‘Chaka’ and the Bambata Rebellion .” Research in African Literatures 18 . 1 ( 1987 ): 51 – 70 . Attwell David . Rewriting Modernity: Studies in Black South African...
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Novel (2004) 38 (1): 41–56.
Published: 01 May 2004
... and Interregnum.” Research in African Literatures 26.4 ( 1995 ): 46 –57. Macaskill , Brian . “Interrupting the Hegemonic: Textual Critique and Mythological Recuperation from the White Margins of South African Writing.” Novel 23.2 ( 1997 ): 156 –81. Mandela , Nelson , John Stacks, Scott...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 85–103.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the gothic in African literatures (particularly those of South Africa) in recent years (see Shear ; Gaylard ), with respect to Farah's novel the closest we come to an encounter with the living dead is in a single simile describing some beggars rising in response to the General's representative arriving...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 236–261.
Published: 01 August 2016
... , 1995 . Mwangi Meja . Kill Me Quick . London : Heinemann , 1973 . Ndebele Njabulo S. South African Literature and Culture: Rediscovery of the Ordinary. Introduction by Graham Pechey . Manchester : Manchester UP , 1994 . Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o . Globalectics: Theory...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 339–361.
Published: 01 August 2018
... of the essay “To Hear the Variety of Discourses” (2011) by the acclaimed South African “coloured” writer Zoë Wicomb—strives to represent representational flux on a more limited, subjective scale. In Wicomb's case, this often takes the form of a mixed-race female character in the hybridistic, littoral city...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 14–16.
Published: 01 May 2011
... white South African novel, but after 1950 apartheid made the differences between black and white writing less discernible. Furthermore, the regional model does not account for the fact that the dialectic of colonial violence made novels produced in Kenya closer to those in South Africa, Zimbabwe...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 492–496.
Published: 01 November 2012
... and came to the United States as a child. He received his BA from Rutgers and his MFA in writing from Cornell. He holds an endowed chair in writing at MIT. Finally, Zakes Mda, born in 1948 into a politically active South African family, was raised in the rural Eastern Cape and Soweto and went...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 189–199.
Published: 01 November 2008
... 17 ( 1991 ): 336 –57. Attwell , David . Rewriting Modernity: Studies in Black South African Literary History . Scottsville: U of KwaZulu-Natal P, 2005 . Belsey , Catherine . Critical Practice . New York: Routledge, 1990 . Casanova , Pascale . The World Republic...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 334–337.
Published: 01 August 2019
... that are simultaneously categorical . . . as well as conceptual” (2), Mangharam begins by detaching such discourses from the European Enlightenment and by drawing our attention to other precolonial non-European forms—such as those offered by the fifteenth-century Indian poet Kabir and the South African ubuntu tradition...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 361–365.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Daylanne K. English In this essay I offer a temporal-philosophical and literary-political reading of Walter Mosley's Easy Rawlins detective novel series. African American literature has conventionally been understood as following its own timeline; however, ascribing a distinct temporality to black...
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Novel (2023) 56 (1): 62–84.
Published: 01 May 2023
... . Mwesigire Bwesigye Bwa . “ Beyond the Afropolitan Postnation: The Contemporaneity of Jennifer Makumbi’s Kintu .” Research in African Literatures 49 . 1 ( 2018 ): 103 – 16 . North-South: A Program for Survival. The Report of the Independent Commission on International Development Issues under...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 124–128.
Published: 01 May 2012
... and intellectuals, African and American, nation and race, South and North—with the result that he “lays out the unique destiny of African-Americans” as “citizens of the world with a claim to global leadership” (61, 81). In Goyal’s reading, Dark Princess extends this combination of romance and realism to con...