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"From Jo'burg to Jozi" : a study of the writings and images of Johannesburg from 1980-2003.
The thesis examines some of the short and long fiction set in Johannesburg, which is published between approximately 1980 and 2003. The thesis examines how the residents viewed themselves, and evaluates the various social ...
Locating the popular-democratic in South African resistance literature in English, 1970-1990.
As a conjunctural construct located between politics, society and art, the popular-democratic construes the resistance literature of the 1970s and 1980s as being expressive of an entire social movement to end oppression ...
The English language television single play in South Africa : a threatened genre, 1976-1991.
The thesis takes the form of an investigation into the various causes leading to the demise of the English language television single play in South Africa. It does not position the genre within any particular theoretical ...
The technique of the major novels of Joseph Conrad.
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'Who is the other woman?' : representation, alterity and ethics in the work of Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak.
This dissertation analyses a number of key themes in the work of postcolonial theorist and literary critic Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, and uses her ideas to argue for the usefulness of both deconstructive and postmodern ...
The art of Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg during the 1950s and 1960s : the transition from modernism to postmodernism.
This dissertation is intended as an investigation into the art of Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg.The aim of thisinvestigation is to assess the possibility that the art produced by Johns and Rauschenberg during the ...
Advertising, community radio and mandate : a case study of Radio Maritzburg in KwaZulu-Natal.
In South Africa, community radio is a growing phenomenon and over 100 radio stations have been licensed since the establishment of the Independent Broadcasting Authority. Ever since their emergence, their number has been ...
The use of browser based resources for literature searches in the postgraduate cohort of the Faculty of Humanities, Development and Social Sciences (HDSS) at the Howard College Campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
The research reflected here examined in depth how one cohort of learners viewed and engaged in literature searches using web browser based resources. Action research was employed using a mixed methods approach. The ...
Nation-building novels : symbolism and syncrecity.
Nation-building novels are novels which attempt to weave the experiences, values and richness of a variety of cultures, language groups and social contexts into a national heritage that creates a sense ofnational identity ...
Are Africa's development failures due to cultural irrationality or the manner of development? : towards a theory of sustainable community development through communication.
This study is an analysis of the implications of the manner of development, decision making and communication therein on Africa's development performance since the 1950s. It sought to establish the causes of development ...