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Race, Nation, Translation - South African Essays, 1990-2013 (Paperback) Loot Price: R314
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Race, Nation, Translation - South African Essays, 1990-2013 (Paperback)

Zoe Wicomb; Edited by Andrew Van Der Vlies

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The most significant nonfiction writings of ZoŽ Wicomb, one of South Africa’s leading authors and intellectuals, are collected here for the first time in a single volume.

This compilation features critical essays on the works of such prominent South African writers as Bessie Head, Nadine Gordimer, Njabulo Ndebele, and J.M. Coetzee, as well as writings on gender politics, race, identity, visual art, sexuality and a wide range of other cultural and political topics. Also included are a reflection on Nelson Mandela and a revealing interview with Wicomb.

In these essays, written between 1990 and 2013, Wicomb offers insight on her nation’s history, policies, and people. In a world in which nationalist rhetoric is on the rise and diversity and pluralism are the declared enemies of right-wing populist movements, her essays speak powerfully to a wide range of international issues.

General

Imprint: Wits University Press
Country of origin: South Africa
Release date: November 2018
Authors: Zoe Wicomb
Editors: Andrew Van Der Vlies
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 23mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 368
ISBN-13: 978-1-77614-324-5
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Literature: history & criticism > Literary studies > General
Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > Essays, journals, letters & other prose works > General
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Gender studies > General
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Ethnic studies > General
Books > Local Author Showcase > Politics
LSN: 1-77614-324-8
Barcode: 9781776143245

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