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Published: 01 June 2017

264 Pages | 1 halftone


ISBN: 9780198793762

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Contemporary South African Writing

Andrew van der Vlies

  • Examines how South African writers have responded to the period since the end of apartheid
  • First study of affect in South African literature
  • Considers the work of major Afrikaans-language writers alongside Anglophone writers, as well as the question of translation
  • Analyses work by award-winning debut writers not yet considered in other studies of South African writing