Verstedeliking : vergelyking tussen Suid-Afrikaanse letterkundes en die kultuurteks

Show simple item record Van Niekerk, Jacomien (Jacomina) 2014-07-21T09:43:35Z 2014-07-21T09:43:35Z 2013
dc.description.abstract Despite many efforts to publish comprehensive literary histories of South or Southern Africa in recent years, few studies exist in which a thorough comparative study is undertaken between two or more South African literatures. This article wants to provide a practical example of such a study by comparing the urbanisation of Afrikaners in Afrikaans literature with that of black people as seen in English and Zulu literature. The statement made by Ampie Coetzee that comparative studies should take place within the framework of discursive formations is one of the fundamental starting points of this study. Maaike Meijer’s concept of the “cultural text” is further employed as a theoretical instrument. The identification of repeating sets of representation is central to the demarcation of a “cultural text about urbanisation” in Afrikaans, English and Zulu literature respectively. The cultural text forms the basis from which a valid comparative study can be embarked upon, and the results of the research have important implications for further comparative studies but also literary historiography. en_US
dc.description.librarian am2014 en_US
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dc.identifier.citation Van Niekerk, J 2013, 'Verstedeliking : vergelyking tussen Suid-Afrikaanse letterkundes en die kultuurteks', Tydskrif vir Letterkunde, vol. 50, no. 3, pp. 39-59. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0041-476X
dc.identifier.other 1.4314/tv.v50i3.4
dc.language.iso Afrikaans en_US
dc.publisher Tydskrif vir Letterkunde Assosiasie en_US
dc.rights Tydskrif vir Letterkunde Assosiasie en_US
dc.subject Comparative literary studies en_US
dc.subject Cultural text en_US
dc.subject South African literary historiography en_US
dc.subject Urbanisation en_US
dc.title Verstedeliking : vergelyking tussen Suid-Afrikaanse letterkundes en die kultuurteks en_US
dc.title.alternative Urbanisation : a comparison between South African literatures and the cultural text en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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