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Wright, Laura


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"The rising of the new sun" : time within Sindiwe Magona's Mother to mother and Zakes Mda's Heart of redness 2011 1285 This thesis takes a postcolonial perspective; however, it also utilizes theories on time and culture from an anthropological foundation. To fully understand how Magona and Mda present time, I first examine the nature of time in the Xhosa culture. Thi...
Re-inhabiting the islands : senses of place in the poetry of Gary Snyder and Derek Walcott 2011 1354 Building on the castaway narratives in both Gary Snyder‘s and Derek Walcott‘s poetry, I use Yann Martel‘s novel Life of Pi as a contemporary analogue for reading Snyder‘s Pacific journeys, in Regarding Wave and Turtle Island, and the quests of Omeros...