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Writing South Africa: Literature, Apartheid, and Democracy, 1970-1995

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During the final years of the apartheid era and the subsequent transition to democracy, South African literary writing caught the world's attention as never before. Writing South Africa offers a window on the literary activity of this extraordinary period that conveys its range and its significance for anyone interested in the impact of decolonisation and democratisation o ...more
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Published February 19th 1998 by Cambridge University Press (first published January 22nd 1998)
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Stephen Hayes
I took this book out of the library mainly because it had an article by an old friend, Graham Pechey, who died in Cambridge, UK, in February 1916. I had known Graham Pechey when I was a student in the 1960s, and it was he who introduced me to Bob Dylan.

The first article in the book, however, is by Andre Brink, on "Interrogating silence".

I haven't read the whole book, just some of the more interesting essays in it. I've marked it as "Read" simply because I've taken it back to the library and am n
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