n English in Africa - Postcolonialism : a literary turn
|Article Title||Postcolonialism : a literary turn|
|© Publisher:||Institute for the Study of English in Africa (ISEA)|
|Journal||English in Africa|
|Publication Date||Oct 2006|
|Pages||7 - 21|
Is there a role for literature - or, to be specific, imaginative literature, or the literary - in postcolonial studies? And where may one locate South Africa in a field delineated by northern institutional purposes, practices, paradigms and, more pragmatically, career/publishing opportunities? Such questions provoked an NRF project, titled "Postcolonialism: A South/African Perspective," which has eventuated in the current selection of essays.
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