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Antjie Krog se ‘n Ander tongval as literêre nie-fiksie

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dc.contributor.advisor Prof. W.D. Burger en_US
dc.contributor.author Louw, Maryna
dc.date.accessioned 2012-06-06T08:59:44Z
dc.date.available 2012-06-06T08:59:44Z
dc.date.issued 2012-06-06
dc.date.submitted 2011-10-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10210/4960
dc.description M.A. en_US
dc.description.abstract An overview of reviews on Antjie Krog’s ‘n Ander Tongval (2005), shows that critics find it difficult to classify the text and to determine the genre of the book. This study is intended to investigate the hybrid nature of ‘n Ander Tongval which is a mixture of poetry, essays, journalistic report, autobiography, academic research and personal anecdotes. This study is primarily an examination of a specific example of a text that can be considered “literary non-fiction” to contribute to the description of the nature of this particularly problematic genre, while at the same time contributing to the literary criticism of Krog’s “literary non-fiction”. Secondly ‘n Ander Tongval is examined to determine the specific demands that this kind of text makes of the reader. This examination of ‘n Ander Tongval contributes to the description and problematising of the term “literary non-fiction” and many other genres which can be associated with these kind of texts because of its hybrid nature. This is also linked to the current debate about the growing interest in what Leon de Kock (2010) describes as “Creative Non-fiction”. De Kock considers this kind of writing distinctive of South African literature. Eventually it becomes clear that ‘n Ander Tongval does not only advocate change (transformation), but makes a change possible by the choice of genre (literary nonfiction) which is itself a text that “changes” established genre conventions and thereby guides the reader to read differently and look at the text and the country in a different way. en_US
dc.language.iso afr en_US
dc.subject Creative nonfiction en_US
dc.subject Literary nonfiction en_US
dc.subject Krog, Antjie. Ander tongval en_US
dc.title Antjie Krog se ‘n Ander tongval as literêre nie-fiksie en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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