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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 365–389.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Louise Bethlehem Under apartheid, discussions of literary function and value in South African literature in English are refracted through an elaborate rhetoric that posits “urgency” as the necessary correlative and consequence of political commitment. My essay examines this “rhetoric of urgency...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (4): 645–681.
Published: 01 December 2019
... their rhythms with models of alternating stress, including both classical foot prosody and the beat prosody of Derek Attridge. The article shows that the systematic organization of blues structures originates in West African call-and-response patterning (not alternating stress), and is better explained...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 515–548.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Sonja Laden Against arguments that would reduce the magazine form among black South Africans to a form of cultural imperialism, in this essay I argue that the socio-semiotic work of magazines extends way beyond their immediate or most apparent use value. Assessing some of the ways consumer...
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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
...Jonathan Crewe This article examines Black Hamlet , written in 1937 by the pioneering South African psychoanalyst Wulf Sachs. Sachs's book stages a cultural exchange in the guise of a professional dialogue between the author and a Manyika healer-diviner given the pseudonym John Chavafambira...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 299–321.
Published: 01 June 2001
... an exhibit mounted in 1996 at the South African National Gallery in Cape Town in which bushman identity was held up to scrutiny and the prevailing stereotypes confronted. © 2001 by the Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2001 Bleek, Dorothea 1929 “Bushman Folklore,” Africa 2 : 302 -13...
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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): 435–452.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Afrikaans as a defiantly impure language of local and national dissent (neither black nor white, neither traditionally African nor Europeanly modern) pitted against global and international systems of an anglophone world order. © 2001 by the Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2001 Benjamin...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (2): 277–308.
Published: 01 June 2008
... sequence. I conclude with close readings of two moments from Michael Roemer's 1964 film about African American life, Nothing but a Man : they illustrate how suture enables the narration of intersubjectivity in film, in its embodiments (including the political) from violation and humiliation to evasion...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 263–298.
Published: 01 June 2001
... 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, Louise Shabat 1998 “ Literary Historiographic Discourse under Apartheid: 1976–1985 .”Ph.D. diss., Tel Aviv...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 549–550.
Published: 01 June 2001
... 2001 Notes on Contributors Louise Bethlehem is a graduate of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannes- burg, and Tel Aviv University, where she obtained her doctorate on South African literary historiography under apartheid. Her research interests in postcolonial theory reflect...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 475–513.
Published: 01 June 2001
.../sarafina.htm . Barber, Karen 1987 “Popular Arts in Africa,” African Studies Review 30 (3): 1 -78. Bertelsman, Helmut 1996 “NGOs Walk Where Others Fear to Tread,” Mail and Guardian , electronic ed., April 12. On line at http://web.sn.org/wmail/issues/960412/AFRICA30.html . Bhola, H. S. 1990...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (1): 187–220.
Published: 01 March 2000
...,” diacritics 26 : 3 -30. Mooney, James 1965 The Ghost-Dance Religion and the Sioux Outbreak of 1890 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press). Mullen, Harryette 1996 “African Signs and Spirit Writing,” Callaloo 19 : 670 -89. Neal, Larry 1994 [1968] “The Black Arts Movement,” in Within...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 155–179.
Published: 01 March 2016
...-mimeticism,” Literature Compass 10 ( 5 ): 449 – 60 . Amoko Apollo 2010 Postcolonialism in the Wake of the Nairobi Revolution: Ngugi wa Thiong'o and the Idea of African Literature ( New York : Palgrave Macmillan ). Armah Ayi Kwei 1973 Two Thousand Seasons ( London...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (3): 417–436.
Published: 01 September 2020
... Brian . 2009 . Mama Rosa . Verve Records , CD. Burnim Mellonee V. Maultsby Portia K. , eds. 2005 . African American Music: An Introduction . Abingdon, UK : Routledge . Cohen Harvey G. 2010 . Duke Ellington’s America . Chicago : University of Chicago...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 453–474.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Dealing with the Past: Truth and Reconciliation in South Africa (Cape Town: IDASA). Braude, Claudia 1996 “The Archbishop, the Private Detective and the Angel of History: The Production of South African Public Memory and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission,” Current Writing 8 (2): 39 -65...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (3): 617.
Published: 01 September 2011
... is professor of English at Auburn University, where he teaches comparative literature, eighteenth-­century British literature, postcolonial literature, and critical theory. He is author of three books on twentieth-­century African fiction, African Feminist Fiction and Indigenous Values (2001), Pre...
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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 (2000) 21 (1): 61–93.
Published: 01 March 2000
... Aviv: Machbarot Lesifrut). Yeshurun, Avot 1961 Re'em (in Hebrew) (Tel Aviv: Dvir). Yeshurun, Avot 1964 Thirty Pages of Avot Yeshurun (in Hebrew) (Jerusalem and Tel Aviv:Shoken). Yeshurun, Avot 1974 The Syrian-African Rift (in Hebrew) (Tel Aviv: Siman Kri'a). Yeshurun, Avot 1977...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 335–359.
Published: 01 June 2004
... Intimate Practices:Literacy and Cultural Work in U.S. Women's Clubs, 1880–1920 (Urbana: University of Illinois Press). Gere, Anne Ruggles, and Sarah Robbins 1996 “Gendered Literacy in Black and White: Turn-of-the-Century African-American and European-American Club Women's Printed Texts,” Signs 21 (3...