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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 263–298.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Leon de Kock Anthony, Loren 1998 “ Buried Narratives:Representations of Pregnancy and Burial in South African Farm Novels .” M.A. diss., University of South Africa. Barrow, John 1801 An Account of Travels into the Interior of Southern Africa (London: Cadell and Davies). Bethlehem...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 391–412.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Leon de Kock This essay presents the argument for a model of postcoloniality that disavows the axiomatic determinations of oppositionality. It presents a case,in the history of nascent African nationalism in South Africa, in which subject formation by Africans under late colonialism was framed...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 413–433.
Published: 01 June 2001
.... Grier 1968 Black Rage (New York: Basic Books). Edgar, Robert R., ed. 1992 An African American in South Africa: The Travel Notes of Ralph Bunche, 28 September 1937–1 January 1938 (Johannesburg: Witwatersrand University Press). Elliot, Patricia 1996 “Working through Racism:Confronting...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 475–513.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Loren Kruger; Patricia Watson Shariff This article examines the ways comics contribute to nonformal education in contemporary South Africa, especially the Heart to Heart project,produced by the Storyteller Group, and Body and Soul , by the Soul City project. While Soul City follows the urban bias...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 323–364.
Published: 01 June 2001
... and imperial imaginary, which generated a particular founding myth for the colonial state of the Union of South Africa in 1910 and which also lent to foreign visitors,tourists, and immigrants a readily understood interpretation of South Africa and the Cape as “Mediterranean” rather than as“African.” This essay...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 299–321.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Pippa Skotnes The end of apartheid in South Africa initiated a period of intense analysis of historical and contemporary questions of identity. In the Cape, people who had been classified as “coloured” or “other coloured”began to reclaim their precolonial identities. This process has been made...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 435–452.
Published: 01 June 2001
... genuinely local,thoroughly hybrid nature. Well in advance of the birth of the new South Africa in 1994, Breytenbach undermined racialist notions of Afrikaans (whether as some sort of Herderian Sprachgeist of the white Afrikaner Volk or as the language of the white oppressor) and offered ways of conceiving...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 515–548.
Published: 01 June 2001
... and cultural disposi-tions initially derived from the nineteenth-century missionary enterprise in South Africa and(2) a means of strategically transforming this repertoire “from below,” in keeping with the current needs and interests of many black South Africans. Providing their readers with an efficient means...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 365–389.
Published: 01 June 2001
... “Political Supervision: The Case of the 1990 Wits History Workshop,” Pretexts: Studies in Writing and Culture 2 (1): 78 -85. 1991 “Resisting Power: A Reply to Kelwyn Sole and Isobel [sic] Hofmeyr,” Pretexts: Studies in Writing and Culture 3 (1–2): 130 -34. 1993 J. M. Coetzee: South Africa...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 549–550.
Published: 01 June 2001
... and comparative literature at Dartmouth Col- lege and directs its Leslie Humanities Center. He has published three books and nu- merous articles on early modern literature and its cultural legacies. Leon de Kock is associate professor of English at the University of South Africa. He is the author...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 453–474.
Published: 01 June 2001
... of Culture , 139 -170 (London and New York: Routledge). 1994b “Introduction: Locations of Culture,” in The Location of Culture , 1 -18 (London and New York: Routledge). Boraine, Alex, Janet Levy, and Ronel Scheffer, eds. 1994 Dealing with the Past: Truth and Reconciliation in South Africa (Cape...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (4): 653–671.
Published: 01 December 2004
... in Contemporary Theory , edited by Elizabeth Beaumont Bissell, 48 -65 (Manchester: Manchester University Press). 2004 The Singularity of Literature (London: Routledge). Attwell, David 1993 J. M. Coetzee: South Africa and the Politics of Writing (Berkeley and Cape Town:University of California Press...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 497–499.
Published: 01 June 2006
... the Holocaust (2002) documents patterns of memory revealed in the oral testimony of Holocaust survivors. His cur- rent research analyzes perpetrators of crimes in apartheid South Africa, drawing on the comprehensive disclosures of those applying for amnesty to South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (1): 159–160.
Published: 01 March 2004
... Greenblatt and the New Historicism and on the cultural functionality of consumer magazines in South Africa and in Israel. She was coeditor, with Leon de Kock and Louise Bethle- hem, of the Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ) award-winning special issue of Poetics Today (22, no. 2 [2001...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 239–240.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of the Science in the Neo-Victorian Novel (2002) and Literatur interpretieren: Ein Analysetool (2013). Rebecca Fasselt is a lecturer at the University of Pretoria. Her PhD thesis focused on the portrayal of migrants from other parts of Africa in South African liter- ature published after 2000. She...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (1): 167–169.
Published: 01 March 2020
... literature and culture, and also works on the lite- rature of contemporary South Africa and southern Africa. His current book manuscript explores uncertainty as a phenomenon in the nineteenth-century British novel, understood in the context of developments in science, philosophy, and the law. His articles...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (3): 617.
Published: 01 September 2011
...-­Colonial Africa in Colonial Afri- can Narratives (2008), and Islam, Ethics, Revolt (2008). He is co-­editor (with David P. Haney) of Levinas and Nineteenth-­Century Literature (2009), and has published essays on postcolonial topics, eighteenth-­century British literature, Shakespeare, Hardy...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 659–661.
Published: 01 December 2021
... writing, and the experimental movements of Finland in the 1960s. Michela Piccin is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at North-West University, South Africa, where she also teaches Akkadian. Her research focuses on the stylistic-linguistic issues generally associated with the umbrella concept...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 791–793.
Published: 01 December 2017
... as an embodied cultural trau- ma, ritual and spirituality; her most recent publications are concerned with ethical phenomenology and the Shoah. Her regional concentrations are Africa and the Middle East. She is also a performing arts practitioner, poet, and dance/movement therapist with clinical practices...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (4): 687–689.
Published: 01 December 2023
... Copyright © 2023 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2023 Larry Abramson (born 1954, South Africa, immigrated to Israel 1961) is an artist whose work has been exhibited extensively in galleries and museums in Israel and abroad. Between 1984 and 2002 he taught art at the Bezalel...