n English in Africa - Sharing haunted spaces : the potential for change in Marlene van Niekerk's and by Antjie Krog, Nosisi Mpolweni and Kopano Ratele

Volume 39, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0376-8902



In (2009), Sarah Nuttall proposes a fresh way of approaching current South African cultural goods, including literature, a way that contains an element of healing for South Africa's damaged society. Nuttall argues for "a politics of the emergent in South Africa [that] looks [for] the potential, both latent and surfacing, for imminent change" (158). A key concept that Nuttall uses to control and sustain her argument is, as the title of her book announces, that of "entanglement."

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