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State of peril : race and rape in South African literature

Author: Lucy Valerie Graham
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
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This title surveys the troubling theme of rape and racism in South African literature by examining works by Zoe Wicomb, J.M. Coetzee, Nadine Gordimer, and others.
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Graham, Lucy Valerie, 1973-
State of peril.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011031973
(OCoLC)747331825
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lucy Valerie Graham
ISBN: 9780199796502 0199796505
OCLC Number: 794003348
Description: 1 online resource (x, 253 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Danger and Desire: Rape and Seduction in the Colonial Imagination "Wild Savages" and "Treasure Chests": Rape and Romance in Southern African Contact Narratives. "A Black Woman Wasn't White!": Race and Rape in Olive Schreiner's Trooper Peter Halket of Mashonaland ; "The Inexpiable Outrage Remains": Black Combatants, Chivalry and the South African War. --
"Like a White Man": "Black Peril", Print Culture and Political Voice in the Making of the Union. "Wholly Bestial and Mad with Burning Revenge": (Dis)enfranchisement and Contest in Francis Bancroft's Of Like Passions ; "Catching her by the Throat": Political and Literary Struggles in George Webb Hardy's The Black Peril ; "His Sonorous Voice": George Heaton Nicholls Bayete! and the Black Vote. --
"A 'Black' or a 'White' Peril?": Writing the Melancholy (Alter)Nation. Daphne Rooke's Mittee in America and South Africa. --
Restaging Rape: Black Writing and Sexual Apartheid. "Black Peril" and Mimicry in Arthur Maimane's Victims ; "White Peril" Narratives by Farida Karodia and Lauretta Ngcobo ; "When Victims Spit on Victims": Intraracial Rape in Short Stories by Njabulo Ndebele, Gcina Mhlophe and Baleka Kgositile. --
"History Speaking": Sexual Violence and Post-Apartheid Narratives. Reading the Unspeakable: Rape in J.M. Coetzee's Disgrace ; Traces of Violation in Achmat Dangor's Bitter Fruit and Zoe ̈Wicomb's David's Story ; "(Not) Like a Woman": Male Rape in Bildungsromane of the Post-Apartheid Transition ; "Save Us All": Tshepang and the New Nation.
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