NOTES FROM THE BODY, health, illness, trauma

: Brown (D.), Moolman, (K.) & Sithole (N.) eds.

R 250.00
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256pp., iilus., paperback, Pietermaritzburg, 2023


A collection of poems and essays that "(re)turn attention to the body as that through which so much of our humanness is experienced, mediated, enjoyed, suffered, understood and expressed."

Contributions include:

"Foreword" by Margie Orford

"One Body, Different Minds" by Nkosinathi Sithole

"For My Father" by Nondwe Mpuma

"Theft" by Kobus Moolman

"It's when everything seems to be falling apart" by Antjie Krog

"Notes from an Archive of the Body in Movement" by Bronwyn Law-Viljoen

"Finding the Words in Ten Movements" by Phillipa Yaa de Villiers

"Unmade" by Duncan Brown

"Cancer Survivor around My Mother's Neck" by Kirsten Deane

Duncan Brown is Professor of English in the Centre for Multilingualism and Diversities Research at the University of the Western Cape.

Kobus Moolman is Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of the Western Cape.

Nkosinathi Sithole recently resigned as Associate Professor of English at the University of the Western Cape to focus full-time on his writing.