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Historical Fiction and Resistant Form
Part One Uses of the Past
The Historian as Detective
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Abrahams Abrahams's African literature apartheid attempt becomes Benge Bhengu central Cetshwayo characterised characters claim Clingman Coetzee Coetzee's Collingwood's coloured concept concerned constructed contemporary context Country Couzens crime critical cultural detective fiction detective story dominant Donisa Drum Dunn Dunn's Ebersohn effect element emphasis example fact failure formal future histories genre Gordimer Gordimer's historian historical fiction historical novel historicising historiography history writing ideology J.M. Coetzee Jameson KwaZulu-Natal liberal literary history Lukacs Marxism Matabele material metaphor Mhudi Millin mode Nadine Gordimer narrative nationalism novelist particular past perspective Plaatje Plaatje's political position present as history production protagonist Proud Zulu question Ra-Thaga relation represents resistance romance Rooke Rooke's says sense significance Smuts Goes social South African fiction South African history South African literature specific strategy structure telling Thunzi traditional Tshaneni utopian vision Walker Wild Conquest Willemsdorp Wizards Yesterday's Child Zulu Royal Feather Zululand