The experimental line in fiction

Green, Michael (2012) The experimental line in fiction. In: The Cambridge History of South African Literature. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 779-799. ISBN 978-0521199285

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CHOL9780521199285.039

Abstract

This chapter considers what J. M. Coetzee has called ‘the experimental line’ within the works of black and white writers in English and Afrikaans, showing how, during the apartheid years, its playfulness and experimentalism was often passed over in critical accounts intent on identifying a literature of witness and solidarity. It also traces the continuing ‘line’ of experimentation in post-apartheid literature.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Q200 Comparative Literary studies
Q300 English studies
T500 African studies
T900 Others in Eastern, Asiatic, African, American and Australasian Languages, Literature and related subjects
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > School of Arts and Social Sciences > Humanities
Depositing User: Michael Green
Date Deposited: 10 May 2012 12:44
Last Modified: 10 May 2017 20:31
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/6914

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