oa Alternation - The Antinomies and Possibilities of 'Radical' Historical Consciousness: The Case of Three South African Play texts in English

Volume 3, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1023-1757



An incident takes place in Credo Mutwa's UNosilimela, which reminds us that the act of reconstructing 'homely' identities is at once an act of manufacturing evidence to compensate for the 'loss' of home to the world a condition that feeds to sustain a feeling of 'unhomeliness' in one's 'home'. There is an almost pervasive insistence, in this text, on a notion of difference that does not differentiate, on a racial hierarchy that is not racist.

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