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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 263–298.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Leon de Kock © 2001 by the Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2001 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Anthony, Loren 1998 “ Buried Narratives:Representations of Pregnancy and Burial in South...
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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 (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): 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): 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 (2018) 39 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 2018
... University of New South Wales Abstract The novel is both a type of narrative and a distinct literary genre. This intro- duction argues that theoretical accounts of formal elements of narrative fiction, on the one hand, and historical investigations into the development of the novel, on the other...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (4): 651–678.
Published: 01 December 2018
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (4): 699–720.
Published: 01 December 2019
... . 2001 . The Body Artist . London : Picador . Dewey Joseph . 2006 . Beyond Grief and Nothing: A Reading of Don DeLillo . Columbia : University of South Carolina Press . Di Prete Laura . 2005 . “ Don DeLillo’s ‘The Body Artist’: Performing the Body, Narrating Trauma...
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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): 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 (2000) 21 (2): 267–292.
Published: 01 June 2000
...” in national stereotyping, involving the construction of binaries around oppositional pairs such as North/South, strong/weak, and central/peripheral, should be addressed diachronically and historically. The end result of such (historically variable but unfalsifiable) stereotypical oppositions is that most...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 223–241.
Published: 01 June 2020
... as her starting point the “opacity of mind” doctrine, found in the South Pacific and Melanesia, the author compares cultural practices originating in communities in which people think but do not talk publicly about others’ internal states, to those originating in communities in which people both think...
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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): 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 (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 (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 (2002) 23 (2): 351–355.
Published: 01 June 2002
... and Dialogue in the Works of Levinas, Bakhtin, Mandel'shtam, and Celan (Oxford:Oxford University Press). Hitchcock, Peter 1998 “Introduction:Bakhtin/`Bakhtin',” South Atlantic Quarterly 97 (3/4): 511 -36. Holquist, Michael 1990 Dialogism: Bakhtin and His World (London: Routledge). Karimova...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (1): 169–170.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Hindi literature, among them Giriraj Kisor’s Yatraem, A Hindi Novel Analysed (1997). He also is coeditor (with Vasudha Dalmia) of a volume of articles devoted to the appli- cation of various methods of analysis to modern South Asian texts, Narrative Strategies: Essays on South Asian Literature...
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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...