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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 85–112.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Rosalind C. Morris This essay examines the historical emergence and recent revival of the figure of the tsotsi via the transatlantic migration of aesthetic forms and their dispersal across generic and social spaces. The historical arc of the tsotsi traverses a period that opens at the beginning of...
Social Text (2013) 31 (4 (117)): 49–76.
Published: 01 December 2013
.... If recent South African dramas like Yizo Yizo were built upon the tsotsi (gangster), and ambivalence toward a gangster realism, then Gha- naian melodrama revolves around a trickster character.8 Like North and South American soap operas, Cantata often...