restricted access   Volume 46, Number 1, Spring 2000

Table of Contents

From: MFS Modern Fiction Studies

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Special Issue: South African Fiction After Apartheid

Guest Editor: David Attwell and Barbara Harlow

Introduction: South African Fiction after Apartheid

pp. 1-9

I. Public Spheres

Truth, Telling, Questioning: The Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Antjie Krog's Country of My Skull, and Literature after Apartheid

pp. 13-41

The Whole Country's Truth: Confession and Narrative in Recent White South African Writing

pp. 42-66

The Making and Unmaking of History in Ivan Vladislavic's Propaganda by Monuments and Other Stories

pp. 67-89

The Pastoral Promise and the Political Imperative: The Plaasroman Tradition in an Era of Land Reform

pp. 90-113

Fiction and the Law: Recent Inscriptions of Gayness in South Africa

pp. 114-136

II. Authorial Projects

Surviving Murder: Oscillation and Triangulation in Nadine Gordimer's The House Gun

pp. 139-158

"Little enough, less than little: nothing": Ethics, Engagement, and Change in the Fiction of J.M. Coetzee

pp. 159-182

Mourning the Postapartheid State Already? The Poetics of Loss in Zakes Mda's Ways of Dying

pp. 183-206

The Smell of Apples, Moby-Dick, and Apartheid Ideology

pp. 207-226

Reading the Maternal Voice in Sindiwe Magona's To My Children's Children and Mother to Mother

pp. 227-245

Rediscovery of the Magical: On Fairy Tales, Feminism, and the New South Africa

pp. 246-269


Interview with Ivan Vladislavic

pp. 273-281

Interview with Sindiwe Magona

pp. 282-295


pp. 296-298