Research Articles (English)


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  • Two bad-time stories and a song of hope 

    Gagiano, A. H. (AOSIS Publishing, 2002-08)
    Using three fairly recently published South African texts – David B. Coplan’s In the Time of Cannibals – The Word Music of South Africa’s Basotho Migrants (1994); A.H.M. Scholtz’s Vatmaar – ’n Lewendagge verhaal van ’n ...

  • Translating cultural transition in Kgebetli Moele’s "Room 207" 

    Ibinga, S. S. (AOSIS Publishing, 2010-07)
    This article deals with the issue of cultural translation in a postapartheid text through the analysis of language, setting and discourse to highlight cultural transition in a society where socio-political mutations ...

  • Disability and masculinity in South African autosomatography 

    Lipenga, Ken J. (, 2014-04)
    This article examines the representation of disability by disabled black South African men as portrayed in two texts from the autosomatography genre, which encompasses first-person narratives of illness and disability. ...

  • An unusual freedom : Mbulelo Mzamane's Mzala 

    Gaylard, Rob P. (Taylor & Francis, 1999-12)
    Mzamane's comments over the years seem to reflect a doubt or ambivalence over the status of his first collection of stories, Mzala (1980). In his introduction Mzamane describes himself as 'a teacher first, an aspiring ...

  • The changing face of erotica : a study of erotic literature in the works of Henry Miller, Anaïs Nin and Erica Jong 

    Gavera, Lucille (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2004-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: For especially feminist critics, erotic literature depicts an area of human experience dominated by male principles. Until very recently, the rules of erotica dictated that men mostly produced and ...