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Still beating the drum : critical perspectives on Lewis Nkosi

Author: Lindy Stiebel; Elizabeth Gunner; Lewis Nkosi
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2005.
Series: Cross/cultures, 81.
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Lewis Nkosi is one of South Africa's foremost writers and critics, and one of the few survivors of the exile generation dating from the Drum era. Up until now, however, no full length study has been done on his work. This is a gap in South African literary history and criticism that this book is intended to fill. Besides his well known earlier works, Nkosi is still very much an active writer as the publication in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Still beating the drum.
Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2005
(OCoLC)62792645
Named Person: Lewis Nkosi; Lewis Nkosi; Lewis Nkosi
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lindy Stiebel; Elizabeth Gunner; Lewis Nkosi
ISBN: 1423789032 9781423789031 9789401202091 9401202095
OCLC Number: 70791487
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxxv, 375 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The literary critic : Lewis Nkosi as Literary Critic / Annie Gagiano --
Lewis Nkosi's Early Literary Criticism / Chris Wanjala --
Lewis Nkosi: A Commentary Piece / Oyekan Owomoyela --
The dramatist and poet: Contaminations: BBC Radio and the Black Artist --
Lewis Nkosi's "The Trial" and "We Can't All be Martin Luther King" / Liz Gunner --
Hostage Drama: The Rhythm of Violence and Some Comments on "The Black Psychiatrist" / Sikhumbuzo Mngadi --
Psychoanalysis and Apartheid: The Image and Role of the Psychiatrist in Selected Works of Lewis Nkosi / Astrid Starck-Adler --
The Desire of Knowledge, or, the Body in Excess: Lewis Nkosi's Play "The Black Psychiatrist" / Therese Steffen --
An Introduction to the Poetry of Lewis Nkosi / Litzi Lombardozzi --
The novelist: "Bathing Area --
For Whites Only": Reading Prohibitive Signs and "Black Peril" in Lewis Nkosi's Mating Birds / Lucy Graham --
The Return of the Native: Lewis Nkosi's Mating Birds Revisited in Post-Apartheid Durban / Lindy Stiebel. Companion Piece: South African Censors' Report on Mating Birds --
Mammon and God: Reality, Imagination and Irony in Underground People / Andries Oliphant --
Beyond the Literature of Protest: Lewis Nkosi's Underground People / Raffaella Vancini --
Interviews: Interview with Lewis Nkosi 25 October 2002, Durban, South Africa conducted by Zoë Molver, filmed by David Basckin --
Nuruddin Farah and Lewis Nkosi in conversation with Achille Mbembe at the Time of The Writer Festival, Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre in Durban, South Africa on 15 March 2003 Creative Arts, University of KwaZulu-Natal --
A retrospective selection: fiction by Black South Africans --
Alex La Guma: The Man and His Work --
Negritude: New and Old Perspectives --
White Writing --
Bloke Modisane: Blame Me On History --
The Republic of Letters After the Mandela Republic. PART 3: Sources for Lewis Nkosi.
Series Title: Cross/cultures, 81.
Other Titles: Critical perspectives on Lewis Nkosi
Responsibility: edited by Lindy Stiebel and Liz Gunner.

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Covers English literature and post/colonial literature in English, in 20th century South Africa.  Read more...

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