In essence, the massive book, packed with documentation from what must have been a Herculean research effort, recounts in amazing detail the true history of the Afrikaner
nation--the much-maligned "Second America.
In romans soos 'n Droe wit seisoen, Gerugte van reen en Die kreef raak gewoon daaraan gee hy nie net vorm aan sy opvatting van die krities, meelewende Afrikaner
nie, maar help hy om 'n intellektuele ruimte te skep wat dit moontlik gemaak het om ook in Afrikaans antiapartheid te wees.
In 1977 when the Afrikaner
powers that ruled the country tried to impose their language on blacks to solidify their superiority and domination, it led to an uprising in the Soweto township of Johannesburg, during which 87 school children were killed by the police.
He next co-founded and edited the progressive anti-apartheid Afrikaner
newspaper Vrye Weekblad that exposed the apartheid hit squads led by the infamous Dirk Coetzee and Eugene de Kock.
But, above all, there was his extraordinary, almost unbelievable, lack of bitterness toward his Afrikaner
But he was also one of the instructors to train the elite Ystergarde (Iron Guard) unit of murdered Eugene Terre'Blanche's white supremacist Afrikaner
Weerstaandsbeweging (or AWB - Afrikaner
Resistance Movement) during the 80s.
The essays plumb Brink's ideas on existentialism in various works of literature, and explore his use of Afrikaner
myth and the voice of the slave in his novels.
UFS is in the heart of the Free State, the traditional center of Afrikaner
power, settled in the mid-19th century by Dutch settlers who trekked inland in covered wagons from the Dutch East India Company's colony at the Cape of Good Hope 600 miles southwest.
So Boshoff and his co-founders, cosmopolitan intellectuals who'd been stout Afrikaner
nationalists for most of the apartheid era, retreated to the Great Karoo to conceive of a new town in which Afrikaners
would learn to "do all their own labor.
A comparative reading of these two Afrikaans plays, namely Magrita Prinslo (1896) and Donkerland (1996), will focus on the theme of Afrikaner
nationalism as a common theme linking these two historical plays.
nationalisme uit de eerste decaden van de twintigste eeuw was niet uniek.
With a hefty bounty at stake, the relentless Afrikaner
pits his wits against his Maori quarry in the Kiwi wilderness.
Tired of being stuck on the late shift on South African station 702 Talk Radio, Mark Esterhuysen launched a foul-mouthed tirade at police accused of murdering a member of the public, the right-wing Afrikaner
AWB party, firebrand ANC politician Julius Malema and a host of other targets.
Identity Politics in a Globalised Economy, Rebecca Davies analyzes one of the effects of this transition, namely the transformation of Afrikaner
identity in this new South Africa where, for the first time since the establishment of the Union of South Africa in 1910, the Afrikaner
minority became divorced from the halls of power.
Then the links between Afrikaner
cultural pride, nationalism, and identity, and the role of the theater will be examined in light of their exposure in Exits and Entrances.