Barnard, Rita. “Speaking Places: Prison, Poetry, and the South African Nation.” Research in African Literatures 32, no. 3 (fall 2001): 155-76.
Considers the ways in which poetry written in prisons helped define a South African identity.
Chapman, Michael. “More Than Telling a Story: Drum and Its Significance in Black South African Writing.” In The “Drum” Decade: Stories from the 1950s, edited by Michael Chapman, pp. 183-227. Pietermaritzburg, South Africa: University of Natal Press, 1989.
Recounts the history and significance of Drum, which provided a venue for Black and mixed-race...
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