READING REVOLUTION, Shakespeare on Robben Island

: Desai (A.)

R 300.00
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129 pp., b/w & colour illus., hardback, d.w., Pretoria, 2010


Ashwin Desai discusses the books read by former inmates of Robben Island prison. He makes extensive use of biographical accounts, and reveals how these books inspired the prisoners, and how they used marked sections of text to communicate with each other.

Ashwin Desai is Director of the Centre for Sociological Research at the University of Johannesburg.