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Kendrew Lascelles : selected works : a biographical, thematic and stylistic introduction.
This dissertation–half of the MA in English Studies by coursework and dissertation–examines selected works of the playwright, poet and novelist, Kendrew Lascelles, who spent his youth and young adulthood in South Africa, ...
Some gendered African ritual practices : the case of impepho (an indigenous African plant).
This research work is about rituals practice, with specific reference to burning of impepho (an indigenous African Plant) and how this practice excludes women in general. Impepho is an indigenous African plant that, once ...
Creativity or control? : a study of selected Xhosa radio plays in the Apartheid years.
Although radio drama is a very popular form of the media, it is largely neglected in scholarship. As a result of this, it has been pushed into the periphery of research, thereby diminishing its value in society at large. ...
(Per)forming answers : using applied theatre techniques as a tool for qualitative research.
From the 1970s onwards Applied Theatre (AT) has become an ever more popular tool for communication in fields as varied as education, development, therapy, social action, business and others (see for example Blatner (ed.), ...
A social capital perspective on prison theatre and change : a case study at the youth centre, Westville Correctional Facility, Durban.
This dissertation explores the effects of a Prison Theatre project conducted at the Youth Centre at Westville Correctional Centre in 2010. It explores the relationship between change and increased levels of Social Capital ...
Lyric↔L/language: essaying the poetics of contemporary women’s poetry.
(UNISA Press; Routledge/Taylor & Francis, 2011)
Using the deliberately provocative strategies of “essaying” and “error”, which have become central to the poetry and poetics of women experimental writers such as Kathleen Fraser, Lyn Hejinian and Rachel Blau DuPlessis, ...
A cross-linguistic analysis of finite rasing constructions.
This thesis provides and discusses a comprehensive collection of empirical data that show that many languages of the world manifest long A-movement of the subjects of embedded finite clauses to the subject position ...
Feet also feature.
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Mobile convergence and mobile adoption : mobile phones as culturally prominent features of contemporary society and their impact on users in 2010.
Mobile phones are everywhere in contemporary society. They have permeated most facets of society, and can be described as a culturally prominent feature of contemporary society. The focus of this dissertation aims to ...
Visions of a past : Olive Schreiner's 'colonial' problematics.
The 'colony' in Olive Schreiner‟s fiction and non-fiction is a place or space, I shall argue, that is both dynamic and complex. The comings and goings, the stories, of the 'characters' in the space are not reducible to the ...