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A historical survey of the theory and practice of violin scordatura
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Dominandi avida : Tacitus' portrayal of women in the Annals.
This thesis deals with Tacitus' portrayal of women by examining in detail a number of the female characters in the Annals in order to identify certain themes and ideas relating to women. The most striking theme to emerge ...
Self, life and writing in selected South African autobiographical texts.
Autobiographical writing acquired increasing importance during the apartheid period, with greater numbers of autobiographical texts being published by a more representative range of South Africans across race, class and ...
Aspects of the visual arts in advertising with particular reference to South Africa.
This investigation accepts that art is a term of western culture and that advertising is a creation of an historical and social process firmly linked to the economies of western industrialised nations. A cultural niche ...
An investigation into teacher-elicited Zulu mother-tongue peer-tutoring by Zulu-speaking pupils in an English only classroom at Southlands Secondary School.
The end of apartheid in South Africa in 1994 triggered unprecedented changes in the country's institutions including the school. In the city of Durban one such change was the influx of Zulu-speaking pupils into previously ...
Theatre for young audiences and the Commedia dell'arte : the living tradition of the Commedia dell'arte in theatre for young audiences, with specific reference to selected original texts and performances.
The thesis affirms the relevance of "Theatre for Young Audiences" as a valid and distinctive genre; a performance genre that should entertain, educate and provide meaning in terms of its creative interaction with personal, ...
Cultural and religious contrasts and symbiosis in D.B.Z. Ntuli's short stories.
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An analysis of racial stereotyping in SABC-TV commercials in the context of reform, 1978-1992.
This thesis uses racial stereotyping as a critical approach to the analysis of television advertising commercials broadcast by the SABC during the period of Reform in South Africa, 1978-1992. Due respect is given to ...
The playwright-performer as scourge and benefactor : an examination of political satire and lampoon in South African theatre, with particular reference to Pieter-Dirk Uys.
During the 1970s the plays of Pieter-Dirk Uys became causes celebres. In the 1980s he was, commercially and artistically, arguably the most successful South African satirist. By 1990 he had gained recognition in the ...
Theorizing discourses of Zimbabwe, 1860-1900 : a Foucauldian analysis of colonial narratives.
This study seeks to understand colonial narratives of Zimbabwe 1860-1900 as a locus of transgression and opposition. I investigate the range and complexity of discourses within the imperial project open to both European male ...