THE CREATIVE ARTS, on practice, making & meaning

: Murray (S.) & Betty (M.) eds.

R 395.00
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285pp., illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2024


Foreword by Gabeba Baderoon.

Contributions include:

"Inside the Outside: How a poem can still grow in the glare of a writing workshop" by Kobus Moolman

"Written by Others" by Phillippa Yaa de Villiers

"The Strongest Effect by the Lightest Means Possible: A note on the life and art of Ernest Mancoba (1904-2002)" by Ashraf Jamal

"Technologies of Conquest: On writing the dystopian through South Africa's past, present and possible future(s)" by Masande Ntshanga

"Dance Curator as Archivist: JOMBA! memory and mourning" by Lliane Loots

"Making Nagmusiek" by Stephanus Muller.

Sally Ann Murray is Professor in the Department of English at Stellenbosch University. Her publications include the autobiographical novel Small Moving Parts (2010 M-Net Literary Award and Herman Charles Bosman Prize) and the poetry collection Otherwise Occupied.

Michèle Betty is the founder and director of Dryad Press and the author of the poetry collections Metaphysical Balm and Dark Horse (2023 South African Literary Award for Poetry).

"In the emergent context of scholarship in the creative arts, the inventive essays in this book cover a range of artistic practices and lend substance to the importance of creative making and critical, self-reflexive engagements with creativity." Michael Chapman