n English in Africa - Rewriting Modernity : Studies in Black South African Literary History, David Attwell : review
|Article Title||Rewriting Modernity : Studies in Black South African Literary History, David Attwell : review|
|© Publisher:||Institute for the Study of English in Africa (ISEA)|
|Journal||English in Africa|
|Publication Date||Oct 2006|
|Pages||209 - 213|
Rewriting Modernity is a meticulously researched, elegantly written and timely reappraisal of the black South African literary tradition. It ranges widely over local and international contributions to postcolonial studies yet maintains its focus on, and thorough engagement with, "key episodes" in our national literary history.
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