Tag Archives: identity

An underrated work of stature

In his review of ‘Arctic Summer’, Wamuwi Mbao reflects on Damon Galgut’s unique place in the South African literary scene.

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Decoding and reconstructing the self

What kind of person are you? Is it time to rethink your category? Maria Geustyn reviews ‘Categories of Persons’, edited by Megan Jones and Jacob Dlamini.

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Redemption too easy for ‘The Blacks of Cape Town’?

Does the South African desire for a redemptive narrative elide the complexities of our stories? Reviewer Megan Jones identifies several key questions raised by CA Davids’s ‘The Blacks of Cape Town’.

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