oa English in Africa - Who clipped the Hollyhocks? : J.M. Coetzee's Age of iron and the politics of representation
|Article Title||Who clipped the Hollyhocks? : J.M. Coetzee's Age of iron and the politics of representation|
|© Publisher:||Institute for the Study of English in Africa (ISEA)|
|Journal||English in Africa|
|Publication Date||Oct 1993|
|Pages||1 - 24|
|Keyword(s)||Aesthetics, Apartheid, Coetzee, J.M., Criticism, English fiction, Politics of representation and Transcendental ethics|
Explores the occurrence of the idea or the possibility in J.M. Coetzee's 'Age of iron'. Elucidates the transcendental ethics and aesthetics of the novel. Demonstrates that Plato's simile of the cave and theory of forms are explicated in the novel, where they contribute to a debate on the politics of representation in South Africa.
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