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Suidpunt-jazz van Andre Letoit : die lees van 'n postmodernistiese prosateks

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dc.contributor.author Burger WD en
dc.date.accessioned 2016-09-22T07:16:23Z
dc.date.available 2016-09-22T07:16:23Z
dc.date.created 1990 en
dc.date.submitted 1991 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11892/9802
dc.description.abstract A literary-historical model is used to approach the post-modernist text "Suidpunt-jazz". Van Gorp's interaction-directed model for writing literary history is taken as a point of departure. This is complemented by Ena Jansen's reaction to Vodi�a on the writing of literary history, and also by certain of T. T. Cloete's ideas. From the above framework, three sets of tasks are identified: the origin of the text; the functioning of the text in its context; and the reception of the text. For the study of "Suidpunt-jazz", certain indicators are taken from the text as literary points of departure, and are then studied against a wider philosophical, historical, political, social and literary background. The indicators include: the construction of worlds; breaching the boundaries between these worlds; worlds under erasure; "suidpunt" and "jazz". It is concluded that "Suidpunt-jazz" (and post-modernist fiction in general) is, above all, illusion breaking art, and that a model for the writing of literary history can indeed be an illuminating approach to post-modernist texts. en
dc.language Afrikaans en
dc.subject Afrikaans Literature en
dc.subject Prose literature and fiction en
dc.title Suidpunt-jazz van Andre Letoit : die lees van 'n postmodernistiese prosateks en
dc.type Masters degree en
dc.description.degree MA en


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