Riviere as identiteitskonstrueerders

  title={Riviere as identiteitskonstrueerders},
  author={Susan R. Meyer},
Rivers and the construction of identity The collection of youth memories “Met ’n eie siekspens” (Engela van Rooyen) and the novel “Manaka: plek van die horings” (Pieter Pieterse) complement each other as literary embodiments of the phenomenon that human life and identity are influenced by an aspect of the characters’ natural environment, namely the river. This article focuses on the nature and extent of the influence of rivers on the development of identity in characters in these two works. In… CONTINUE READING