Midfielder's Moment: Coloured Literature And Culture In Contemporary South Africa, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Midfielder's Moment

Coloured Literature And Culture In Contemporary South Africa, 1st Edition

By Grant Farred

Routledge

178 pages

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Paperback: 9780367160364
pub: 2020-03-30
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Description

This book attempts to address crucial political and cultural issues in contemporary South Africa: the experience of being coloured, the occupation of the racial interstices, and the condition of hybridity in a society marked by a penchant for polarity.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Occupying the Interstices 1. Writing in a Twilight Zone: Richard Rive, the Making of a Coloured Artist and Intellectual 2. The Poetics of Partial Affiliation: Arthur Nortje and the Pain of Origin 3. Searching for Colouredness: Reading the Poetry of Jennifer Davids 4. "Theatre of Dreams": Mimicry and Difference in Cape Flats Township Football 5. The Nation in White: Cricket in a Postapartheid South Africa 6. McCarthyism, Township Style

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General