Ties that bind

Tshisela, Namhla (2012) Ties that bind. Masters thesis, Rhodes University.

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Abstract

This collection of short stories about contemporary black South African women reveals their hopes and anxieties, and explores their relationships with themselves, their families, and the people around them. It sets out to challenge stereotypes about black women being browbeaten in a country riddled by poverty and disease by portraying women successfully forging their identities in society.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords:South African fiction, Short stories, Creative writing, Diaries, Authorship, English language
Subjects:P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions:Research Institutes and Units > Institute for the Study of English in Africa (ISEA)
ID Code:3193
Deposited By: Ms Chantel Clack
Deposited On:23 Aug 2012 07:09
Last Modified:23 Aug 2012 07:09
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