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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 ...
'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 ...
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 ...
Magic realism in Zakes Mda's Ways of Dying (1995) and She Plays with the Darkness (1995).
I shall argue in this thesis that Zakes Mda's novels Ways of Dying (l995a) and She Plays with the Darkness (1995b) are magic realist texts that are representative of the hybrid nature of this literary mode. Furthermore ...
Mediating contemporary cultures : essays on some South African magazines, malls and sites of themed leisure.
In this Thesis, from the disciplinary vantage point of English Studies, I explore some of the complex meanings that may be attributed to several forms and practices of South African consumer culture: magazines, malls and ...
The identity of difference : a critical study of representations of the Bushmen.
More than any other people, the Bushmen - like the Aborigines on the Australian continent - have epitomized the sub-human other in South African historiography. My primary concern in this study will be to interrogate the ...
From the ladder to the mountain : Arnold Schoenberg's religious odyssey.
The study traces Arnold Schoenberg's spiritual journey as he moves from his oratorio Die Jakobsleiter, through his nonmusical drama Der biblische Weg to the opera Moses und Aron. These works span the years from approximately ...
A portfolio of compositions and arrangements [music manuscripts].
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An approach to music education in the final phase of high school : possibilities suggested by the learning that took place in a student band playing original, popular music.
In South Africa, both the paradigm for music education and the music syllabus need to change: music teachers need to correct and compensate for the consequences of the Apartheid system of the past, and they need to meet ...