SOL PLAATJE'S "NATIVE LIFE IN SOUTH AFRICA, past and present", foreword by Njabulo S. Ndebele

: Remmington (J.), Willan (B.) & Peterson (B.) eds.

R 380.00
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263pp., illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2016


Contributions include:

"Native Life in South Africa: Writing, publication, reception" by Brian Willan

"Modernist At Large: The aesthetics of Native Life in South Africa" by Bhekizizwe Peterson

"Going Places – Native Life in South Africa and the politics of mobility" by Janet Remmington

"The print world of the press and Native Life in South Africa" by Peter Limb

"Native Life in South Africa and the World at War" by Albert Grundlingh

"African intellectual history, black cosmopolitanism and Native Life in South Africa" by Khwezi Mkhize

"‘Native Lives’ behind Native Life: Intellectual and political influences on the early ANC and democratic South Africa by André Odendaal

"Whose Past? Native Life in South Africa and historical writing" by Christopher Saunders

"Women and Society in Native Life in South Africa: Roles and ruptures" by Heather Hughes

"African Progressivism, land, and law: Re-reading Native Life in South Africa" by Keith Breckenridge

"Land and belonging: On the tomb of ya ga Solomon Plaatje" by Jacob Dlamini

"Revisiting the Landscapes of Native Life" by Sean O’Toole.

Janet Remmington is a publisher, researcher, and writer based at the University of York.

Brian Willan is an honorary research fellow at Rhodes University. He edited and introduced Native Life in South Africa (1982), edited Sol Plaatje, selected writings (1996) and is the author of Sol Plaatje, a life of Solomon Tshekisho Plaatje, 1876-1932 (2018).

Bhekizizwe Peterson is Professor of African Literature at the University of the Witwatersrand. His books include Monarchs, Missionaries and African Intellectuals: African theatre and the unmaking of colonial marginality and Zulu Love Letter: A screenplay.