Reconciling Racial Revelations in Post-Apartheid South African Literature

  title={Reconciling Racial Revelations in Post-Apartheid South African Literature},
  author={Marzia Milazzo},
  journal={Research in African Literatures},
  pages={128 - 148}
Offering a reading of Mongane Wally Serote’s Revelations (2010) alongside other recent novels by black South African writers, this essay answers calls for more careful analyses of the roles that race plays within post-apartheid literature and culture. As it questions the shift away from a concern with institutional racism and white supremacy that is evident in much contemporary South African criticism, the essay contends that post-apartheid literature is not only racially marked, but also… Expand
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