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Thando Mgqolozana Outlines 21 Suggestions for the Decolonisation of the South African Literary Scene

Thando Mgqolozana

 
Thando Mgqolozana, who announced at the Franschhoek Literary Festival that he is “quitting the white literary system in South Africa“, has announced his 21-point plan for the decolonisation of South African literature – with a final point to guard against internet trolls.

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  • <a href="http://tiahbeautement.typepad.com/quotidian/" rel="nofollow">tiah</a>
    tiah
    May 19th, 2015 @16:59 #
     
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    So many ideas. Brilliant.

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  • <a href="http://www.suiderkruisboeke.co.za" rel="nofollow">Francois_Griebenow</a>
    Francois_Griebenow
    May 19th, 2015 @17:21 #
     
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    Can't fault any of this.

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  • Elizabeth Pienaar
    Elizabeth Pienaar
    May 21st, 2015 @16:38 #
     
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    all good, all should... and South Africa will be the richer for it . But then what about those colonial structures? When 1-21 is implemented and thriving what will your take be on the whites whiting out in Franschoek, Thando? Will you still be offended or will you simply not care?

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  • <a href="http://helenmoffett.book.co.za" rel="nofollow">Helen</a>
    Helen
    May 21st, 2015 @22:01 #
     
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    Practical, far-reaching: now for the hard part - making it happen.

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