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Humour as a postcolonial strategy in Zakes Mda's novel, The heart of redness
(University of the Western Cape, 2005)
This thesis sought to demonstrate that humour and the grotesque are the primary tools by which Mda achieve his postcolonial strategies of "writing back" that is, of asserting an identity in the face of colonial ...
Shadows, faces and echoes of an African war : the Rhodesian bush war through the eyes of Chas Lotter – soldier poet
(University of the Western Cape, 2016)
Poetry that is rooted in that most extreme of human experiences, war, continues to grip the public imagination. When the poetry under scrutiny comes from the "losing side" in a colonial war of liberation, important moral ...