The Columbia guide to South African literature in English since 1945 /

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Author / Creator:Cornwell, Gareth.
Imprint:New York : Columbia University Press, ©2010.
Description:1 online resource (xiv, 251 pages)
Series:The Columbia guides to literature since 1945
Columbia guides to literature since 1945.
Subject:South African literature (English) -- Dictionaries.
Authors, South African -- 20th century -- Biography -- Dictionaries.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Authors, South African.
South African literature (English)
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Other authors / contributors:Klopper, Dirk.
MacKenzie, Craig, 1960-
Digital file characteristics:text file PDF
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summary:From the outset, South Africa's history has been marked by division and conflict along racial and ethnic lines. From 1948 until 1994, this division was formalized in the National Party's policy of apartheid. Because apartheid intruded on every aspect of private and public life, South African literature was preoccupied with the politics of race and social engineering. Since the release from prison of Nelson Mandela in 1990, South Africa has been a new nation-in-the-making, inspired by a nonracial idealism yet beset by poverty and violence. South African writers have responded in v.
Other form:Print version: Cornwell, Gareth. Columbia guide to South African literature in English since 1945. New York : Columbia University Press, ©2010 9780231130462
Standard no.:10.7312/corn13046
Publisher's no.:EB00662231 Recorded Books