Die abjekte held in Steppenwolf, Fight Club en a Whistling Woman : Kielhaal (roman)
Thesis (MA (Afrikaans and Dutch))--University of Stellenbosch, 2006.
In fulfilment of the degree of Magister in Creative Writing: Afrikaans, a novel titled Kielhaal (Keelhaul) is presented in which the main character figures as an abject hero. It is accompanied by a formal essay titled “Die abjekte held in Steppenwolf, Fight Club en A Whistling Woman” (“The abject hero in Steppenwolf, Fight Club and A Whistling Woman”). The essay researches the application of the abject hero in literary texts.