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Land, Water, Truth, and Love - Visions of Identity and Land Access: From Bain's Bushmen to Khomani San
Entitled Land, Water, Truth, and Love Visions of Identity and Land Access: From Bain s Bushmen to Khomani San this thesis situates the current Khomani claims to land in their historical context. Examining the nexus ...
Sites of Resistance: Writing as Protest in Black Anti-Apartheid South Africa
This thesis explores the genre of protest literature that arose out of South Africa s black anti-apartheid movement during the 1980s. By examining three novels, Mongane Wally Serote s To Every Birth It s Blood (1981), ...
Passages and Parallels: Forty Days in Cape Town
This is a personal narrative of one person's journey from childhood to adulthood, juxtaposed against the social narrative of contemporary, post-apartheid South Africa.
"We Hid Books in Bags of Sugar": South African Histories in Opposition
In this thesis on teacher resistance to apartheid in South Africa, I argue that teaching against the prescribed curriculum constituted a form of subversion to the National Party-led government. Students, teachers and parents ...
Voicing the Feminine in J.M. Coetzee's Fiction
JM Coetzee, the Nobel Prize-winning South African author, often defies categorization. His thirteen novels vary in style greatly, although all are written with a striking self-consciousness and anxiety of authority. My ...
"Rhodes Must Fall": Student Activism and the Politics of Memory at the University of Cape Town, South Africa
Launched at the University of Cape Town on March 9, 2015, the Rhodes Must Fall movement is a student-led initiative that advocated for the removal of the statue of Cecil John Rhodes from the University’s upper campus. The ...