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Colonization, violence, and narration in white South African writing : André Brink, Breyten Breytenbach, and J.M. Coetzee

Author: Rosemary Jane Jolly
Publisher: Athens : Ohio University Press ; Johannesburg : Witwatersrand University Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on the work of three contemporary white South African authors, this volume examines violence in the context of apartheid and colonialism, confronting interesting ethical issues regarding the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jolly, Rosemary Jane, 1963-
Colonization, violence, and narration in white South African writing.
Athens : Ohio University Press ; Johannesburg : Witwatersrand University Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)603762782
Named Person: André P Brink; Breyten Breytenbach; J M Coetzee; Breyten Breytenbach; J M Coetzee; André Philippus Brink; Breyten Breytenbach; J M Coetzee; André Brink; Breyten Breytenbach; John Maxwell Coetzee; John M Coetzee; Breyten Breytenbach; André Philippus Brink; Breyten Breytenbach; André P Brink; J M Coetzee
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rosemary Jane Jolly
ISBN: 0821411306 9780821411308 0821411314 9780821411315 1868142973 9781868142972
OCLC Number: 32927025
Description: xvii, 179 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Susan Barton's Dilemma --
Violence, Afrikaner Liberalism, and the Fiction of Andre Brink. The Brinkian Witness to Violence: A Dry White Season. Race, Sex, and Historical Narrative: Violence(s) in A Chain of Voices --
Breyten Breytenbach's Prison Writings. Breyten Breytenbach's Mouroir: Producing His-Story Without Reproducing Violation. The Relationship Between Confession and Autobiography in The True Confessions of an Albino Terrorist --
Forms of Violence in J.M. Coetzee's Dusklands and Waiting for the Barbarians. The Gun as Copula: Colonization, Rape, and the Question of Pornographic Violence in Dusklands. "Into the Dark Chamber": Colonization, Inquisition, and Torture in Waiting for the Barbarians --
Conclusion: The Narrative 'Loses its Voice'.
Responsibility: Rosemary Jane Jolly.
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