South African Women
Session type: Panel: The intersection of gender, time, and politics in the South African novel
Organized by: Thelma Pinto
Send abstracts or inquiries to: Pinto@hws.edu
The panel will address the importance of the intersection of place; class;time; cultural group;gender and politics as described in the South African novel.The first novel of Nadia Davids, AN IMPERFECT BLESSING, situated in Walmer Estate, Cape Town will be used as an example of the portrayal of a society riddled by religious, class and political clashes inside a global families portrayed at the intersection of the time between the end of Apartheid and the beginning of democracy.democracy.