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The resurgence of prison imagery in Breyten Breytenbach's A Veil of Footsteps

Sandra Saayman 1 
1 CRLHOI - Centre de Recherches Littéraires et Historiques de l'Océan Indien
CCLC - Contacts de Cultures, de Littératures et de Civilisations
Abstract : This analysis of Breyten Breytenbach's most recent work, 'A Veil of Footstep's. Memoir of a nomadic fictional character', concentrates on the manner in which the prison and its related themes of alienation and death resurge in varied and surprising manners - the intimate, almost confidential nature of the text which involves the reader in Breyten Wordfool's world rendering the resurgence of prison imagery all the more disturbing.
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Sandra Saayman. The resurgence of prison imagery in Breyten Breytenbach's A Veil of Footsteps. Commonwealth Essays and Studies, Société d'étude des pays du Commonwealth, 2008, 31 (1), pp.69--79. ⟨hal-01156433⟩



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