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Published: 01 October 2013

224 Pages | 10 b/w illustrations

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780823254163

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Drawing the Line

Toward an Aesthetics of Transitional Justice

Carrol Clarkson

A Fordham University Press Publication

Just Ideas (FUP)

  • This book explores the different ways in which cultural, political, and legal lines are imagined, drawn, crossed, erased, and redrawn in post-apartheid South Africa.
  • Through this examination, the author shows how the aesthetic plays a political role in the structuring of the social in South Africa
  • For its material, the book draws on both contemporary South African art and writing, and major events that have changed the lines drawn in South African thought.