oa Alternation - Cultural Transformation in South Africa: The Role of Literary Studies

Volume 2, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1023-1757



A comprehensive national literary history can contribute importantly to the cultural transformation of South Africa along non-racial and democratic lines. This would be, made possible by an inter-disciplinary approach to the field which transforms literary studies into cultural studies, which constructs a conceptual unity around history rather than languages, which engages with contemporary literary theories, and which encourages a suspicion or the discourse or nationalism.

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