On literary attachment in South Africa : tough love /

Saved in:
Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator:Chapman, Michael (Michael J. F.), author.
Imprint:New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2022.
Description:198 pages ; 24 cm.
Series:Routledge research in postcolonial literatures
Routledge research in postcolonial literatures.
Subject:South African literature (English) -- History and criticism.
South African literature -- History and criticism.
South African literature.
South African literature (English)
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12574618
Hidden Bibliographic Details
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary:"This book reflects on the 'literary' in literature. Whether oral expression, Nobel laureates, or the rupturing event, the study adopts a style of intimacy to both its African locality and the wider Anglophone world: the world to which literature in South Africa continues to belong, albeit as a 'problem child'"--
Other form:ebook version : 9781000431797
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • André Brink, Mevrou Sadie, and Me: our crooked-line stories
  • Bushman Letters/Bushman Literature: usable and unusable pasts
  • Schreiner's Karoo, Blackburn's Jo'burg: a literary journey, then and now
  • A School Person in a Red Blanket: the case of S.E.K. Mqhayi
  • Lewis Nkosi: ambiguities of home and exile
  • The Potential and Limitations of Symptomatic Criticism: Ruth Miller's poetry
  • Who Wins a Nobel Prize? Nadine Gordimer, J.M. Coetzee
  • Who Doesn't Win a Nobel Prize? Gordimer, Coetzee, Bosman, Head
  • The Power of ...Nelson Mandela: a literary consideration
  • The Science of Poetry and the Poetry of Science: Douglas Livingstone's uncommon humanity
  • To Be a Coconut: Kopano Matlwa to the Bard of Avon
  • #RhodesMustFall!: on literary attachment and the rupturing event.