Print, text and book cultures in South Africa /
|Imprint:||Johannesburg : Witwatersrand University Press, 2012.|
|Description:||476 p. ; 24 cm|
|Subject:||South African literature -- History and criticism.|
South African literature -- Publishing.
Books and reading -- South Africa.
Publishers and publishing -- South Africa.
Books and reading.
Publishers and publishing.
South African literature.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
|URL for this record:||http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/9103871|
Table of Contents:
- 3.1. Deneys Reitz and Imperial Co-option
- 3.2. "Consequential Changes": Daphne Rooke's Mittee in America and South Africa
- 3.3. Oprah's Paton, or South Africa and the Globalisation of Suffering
- 4. Three Ways of Looking at Coetzee
- 4.1. In (or From) the Heart of the Country: Local and Global Lives of Coetzee's Anti-pastoral
- 4.2. Under Local Eyes: The South African Publishing Context of J. M. Coetzee's Foe
- 4.3. Limber: The Flexibilities of Post-Nobel Coetzee
- 5. Questions of the Archive and the Uses of Books
- 5.1. Colin Rae's Malaboch: The Power of the Book in the (Mis)Representation of Kgalu¿i Sekete Mmalebôhô
- 5.2. "Send Your Books on Active Service": The Books for Troops Scheme during the Second World War, 1939-1945
- Abbreviations and acronyms
- 5.3. From The Origin of Language to a Language of Origin: A Prologue to the Grey Collection
- 6. Orature, Image, Text
- 6.1. The Image of the Book in Xhosa Oral Poetry
- 6.2. Written Out, Writing In: Orature in the South African Literary Canon
- 6.3. Not Western: Race, Reading and the South African Photocomic
- 7. Ideological Exigencies and the Fates of Books
- 7.1. The Politics of Obscenity: Lady Chatterley's Lover and the Apartheid State
- 7.2. "Deeply Racist, Superior and Patronising": South African Literature Education and the "Gordimer Incident"
- 7.3. eBegging the Questions: Producing Shakespeare for Post-apartheid South African Schools
- 8. New Directions
- 1. Introductory
- 8.1. The Rise of the Surface: Emerging Questions for Reading and Criticism in South Africa
- 8.2. Sailing a Smaller Ship: Publishing Art Books in South Africa
- 8.3. The University as Publisher: Towards a History of South African University Presses
- 1.1. Print, Text and Books in South Africa
- 2. Print Cultures and Colonial Public Spheres
- 2.1. Metonymies of Lead: Bullets, Type and Print Culture in South African Missionary Colonialism
- 2.2. "Spread Far and Wide over the Surface of the Earth": Evangelical Reading Formations and the Rise of a Transnational Public Sphere: The Case of the Cape Town Ladies' Bible Association
- 2.3. Textual Circuits and Intimate Relations: A Community of Letters across the Indian Ocean
- 3. Local/Global: South African Writing and Global Imaginaries