Wild South-West, The

Wild South West The In a Cabinet Minister of the South African appointed Transitional Government of National Unity in Namibia stated that Namibia could not afford the luxury of a Wild West open range situation where

  • Title: Wild South-West, The
  • Author: Dorian Haarhoff
  • ISBN: 9781868141180
  • Page: 164
  • Format: Paperback
  • In 1986 a Cabinet Minister of the South African appointed Transitional Government of National Unity in Namibia stated that Namibia could not afford the luxury of a Wild West open range situation where every Tom, Dick and Harry comes and goes as they please The Minister was referring to Namibia s southern border with South Africa.What lies behind this view is an image ofIn 1986 a Cabinet Minister of the South African appointed Transitional Government of National Unity in Namibia stated that Namibia could not afford the luxury of a Wild West open range situation where every Tom, Dick and Harry comes and goes as they please The Minister was referring to Namibia s southern border with South Africa.What lies behind this view is an image of Namibia as a frontier in popular South African imagination This book is about the projection of these frontier images in literature set in Namibia and what these metaphors reveal Dorian Haarhoff explores the dynamics of eighteenth century Dutch journals by hunters and explorers, nineteenth century British travelogues, German colonial literature written between 1884 and 1915, and twentieth century South African fiction in English and Afrikaans.In addition, he provides a survey of indigenous literary response, interpreting Namibian literature as illuminating the silences in the frontier texts as a denial of frontier metaphor.

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    1. Dorian Haarhoff

      He is a former teacher trainer and Professor of English at the University of Namibia, and has also taught in a Canadian Creative Writing Faculty and in the Film Studies unit at the University of Colorado in Boulder He has also served as an external examiner at UCT for the MA programme in Creative Writing.Since 1998 he has run his own business, Creative Workshops Dorian Haarhoff has on several occasions been invited as poet and as a guest story teller to Mauritius and to the Conference of Word Affairs in Boulder, Colorado He has participated in Poetry Africa and an International Poetry Festival in Colombia South America.His talks workshops are meant for individuals, organizations and corporations who wish to explore their creativity, improve their skills and understand their relationships He uses story telling, writing, images and symbolic work as a means of discovering hidden potential and assessing new ways of being and seeing He believes in the ability of people to revitalise their workplace, build their communities, participate in their healing and find their joy.His approach is based on his book, The Writer s Voice A Workbook for Writers in Africa Zebra Struik, 1998 His work is strongly influenced by mythology, whole brain theory, Jungian and Eco psychology, creation spirituality, the new physics and narrative therapy.You can do one of his courses via the Internet Go to skillstoshare product the

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