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The Columbia Guide to South African Literature in English Since 1945

The Columbia Guide to South African Literature in English Since 1945( )
Author: Cornwell, Gareth
Klopper, Dirk
Mackenzie, Craig
Series title:The Columbia Guides to Literature since 1945 Ser.
Publication Date:Mar 2010
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $189.00
Book Description:

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,...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Literary Collections / African
Literary Criticism / Reference
Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Literary Criticism / African
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):18.3 x 25.6 x 2.253 cm
Book Weight:0.678 Kilograms

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