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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 ...
Facing the stranger in the mirror: Staged complicities in recent South African performances
The staging of complicity has developed into one of the most prevalent trends in recent South Africa theatre. The audience may become aware of their own complicity in injustice, or complicity may feature as a subject to ...
Lauretta Ngcobo’s And They Didn’t Die (1990) in post-apartheid South Africa – a critical rereading
(Taylor & Francis, 2017)
Rereading Lauretta Ngcobo’s And They Didn’t Die nearly thirty years after it was first published in 1990 proved to be a complex, rewarding experience. Setting her story of the lives of rural African women in KwaZulu-Natal ...