n English in Africa - Black, white and everything in-between : unravelling the times with Zoë Wicomb - interview

Volume 45 Number 2
  • ISSN : 0376-8902



Born in Namaqualand in the Western Cape in 1948, Zoë Wicomb is one of South Africa’s most accomplished and celebrated writers. With five published works of fiction, including two short story collections, and a body of critical scholarly essays to her name to date, she is an indisputable part of the South African English literary canon. Her fiction, which is typically taught in secondary and tertiary educational institutions and is the focus of considerable academic study, forms an intricate, if provocative, part of the South African literary landscape

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