Die konstruksie van die vroulike subjek in die oeuvres van enkele Afrikaanse vrouedigters sedert 1970

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dc.contributor.advisor Viljoen, Louise
dc.contributor.author Retief, Petronella (Ronel) en_ZA
dc.contributor.other University of Stellenbosch. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Dept. of Afrikaans and Dutch.
dc.date.accessioned 2008-07-24T13:00:47Z en_ZA
dc.date.accessioned 2010-06-01T08:17:18Z
dc.date.available 2008-07-24T13:00:47Z en_ZA
dc.date.available 2010-06-01T08:17:18Z
dc.date.issued 2005-12
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10019.1/1282
dc.description Thesis (DLitt (Afrikaans and Dutch))--University of Stellenbosch, 2005.
dc.description.abstract ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The construction of the female subject in the poetry of Afrikaans women poets since 1970 is examined with reference to the oeuvres of Sheila Cussons, Ina Rousseau, Wilma Stockenström and Antjie Krog. The work of three French feminists, namely Julia Kristeva, Hélène Cixous and Luce Irigaray, is selected as the theoretical framework, because of, amongst other reasons, their attention to the structuring role which language plays in the construction of subjectivity. In terms of defining the scope more precisely, there is a specific focus on the role of the mother-daughter relationship, as reflected in the work of these three women. This focus examines not only biological mother-daughter relationships, but also the stance which women adopt regarding the “place of the mother”, as well as the way in which the relationship with the mother’s body emerges in the writing of women. The question is posed whether there is indeed a clearly identifiable feminine subject in the oevres of the four Afrikaans women discussed and, if so, whether this feminine subject is potentially capable of destabilising or even subverting the prevailing patriarchal order. en_ZA
dc.language.iso af en_ZA
dc.publisher Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch
dc.subject Afrikaans poetry -- History and criticism
dc.subject Women poets
dc.subject Mother and child in literature
dc.subject Feminism and literature
dc.subject Dissertations -- Afrikaans and Dutch
dc.subject Theses -- Afrikaans and Dutch
dc.title Die konstruksie van die vroulike subjek in die oeuvres van enkele Afrikaanse vrouedigters sedert 1970 af
dc.type Thesis en_ZA
dc.rights.holder University of Stellenbosch
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