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positions (2017) 25 (3): 507–526.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Daniel McKay In 1926 a new shipping route was established between Durban and Osaka, on which Laurens van der Post and William Plomer, fresh from their collaboration as writers for the literary magazine Voorslag , embarked as privileged passengers. The opportunity to reside in Japan would exercise...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 433–438.
Published: 01 August 2017
... addresses two South African writers, William Plomer and Laurens van der Post. McKay wants us to know how each handled the problem that Hiroshima raises for cultural studies and the post-­A-­bomb arts. In the dispiritingly...
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positions (2002) 10 (1): 219–236.
Published: 01 February 2002
..., which has some relevance for cognate discussions of post-1945 Japan. For in reality, this 1962 lament for the supposedly vanished public sphere of classical liberal modernity was actually part of a sustained contemporary plea to create that ideal...
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positions (1994) 2 (1): 133–174.
Published: 01 February 1994
... in the paroxysms of mystical Sehnsucht to dirty jokes that might be told by any adolescent bully. Ostensibly based on Laurens van der Post’s autobi- ographical novel The Sower and the Seed, the liberties Oshima took with the script are so...