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Author Lewis, Megan, 1968- author

Title Performing whitely in the postcolony : Afrikaners in South African theatrical and public life / Megan Lewis
Published Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Studies in theatre history and culture
Studies in theatre history and culture.
Contents Preface: stakes of performance and race, north and south -- Introduction: whiteness in the global imaginary -- Laagers of whiteness: Afrikaner ascendency and the staging of a nation -- Rehearsing a white nation: Afrikaner performances of volk identity (1904-2009) -- Hyphens of humanity: whiteness and nostalgia in the work of Deon Opperman -- Queering Afrikanerdom: the performative maneuvers of Pieter-Dirk Uys -- Abject Afrikaner, iconoclast trekker: Peter van Heerden's performance interventions within the laagers of white masculinity -- Vuilgeboosted gangstas and romanties Afrikaner rappers: the zef whiteness of Die Antwoord and Jack Parow -- conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Afrikaners in literature.
Afrikaners -- Race identity -- South Africa.
Performing arts -- South Africa.
Race relations in literature.
Theater -- South Africa.
Whites in literature.
Whites -- Race identity -- South Africa.
South Africa -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1609384482 (electronic bk.)
9781609384487 (electronic bk.)