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Visible and Invisible: What Surfaces in Three Johannesburg Novels?

Carrol Clarkson

in Drawing the Line: Toward an Aesthetics of Transitional Justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254156
eISBN:
9780823260898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254156.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter opens with a photo essay, recording a walk taken in Hillbrow with Phaswane Mpe, retracing the footsteps of the characters in his novel, Welcome to Our Hillbrow. The discussion opens onto ... More


Men ‘Not Feeling Good’: The Dilemmas of Hyper-masculinity in the Era of HIV/AIDS

in Cultured Violence: Narrative, Social Suffering, and Engendering Human Rights in Contemporary South Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312137
eISBN:
9781846315244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315244.006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the question of male agency in post-apartheid South Africa. It argues that fear of the shame brought about by entry into the domain of the speakable and the subject's ... More


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