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The importance of confronting a colonial, patriarchal and racist past in addressing post-apartheid sexual violence
This commentary uses Judge Willem van der Merwe’s rescripting of Rudyard Kipling’s ‘If’ poem during the Jacob Zuma rape trial as a starting point to argue for the importance of understanding the ways in which spectres of ...
“Then You Are a Man, My Son”: Kipling and the Zuma rape trial
(Duke University Press, 2016)
It is now a decade since Jacob Zuma, current president of South Africa, stood trial for rape, and while much writing has been generated about this trial, Judge Willem J. van der Merwe’s hypothetical supplement to Kipling’s ...
“Utterly Divided”? The feminist perspectives of Lauretta Ngcobo and Olive Schreiner
(Taylor & Francis, 2017)
This article compares the feminist views of Olive Schreiner with those of Lauretta Ngcobo, raising questions about race, gender, intersectionality, decolonisation and the curriculum in South Africa.