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Postcolonial feminisms speaking through an 'accented' cinema : the construction of Indian women in the films of Mira Nair and Deepa Mehta (Thesis, 2004)

This thesis proposes that the merging of the theories of ‘accented’ cinema and postcolonial feminisms allows for the establishment of a theoretical framework for the analysis of (what will be argued for) an emerging postcolonial feminist film practice.

Representations of women in Bollywood cinema : characterisation, songs, dance and dress in Yash Raj films from 1997 to 2007 (Thesis, 2009)

This dissertation focuses on a content analysis through which representation of
women in Bollywood cinema is examined. Bollywood has been a major point of
reference for Indian culture in the last century and will undoubtedly persist for

The multicultrinder Chadha's Bend it like Beckham and Bride and prejudice (Thesis, 2009)ural traveller : representations of Indian female identity in Gu

This paper explores the construction of multicultural identities in the postcolonial world in relation to nonresident Indian women depicted in mainstream cinema.

Representing the 'ouens' : an investigation into the construction of performed identities on stage in KwaZulu-Natal, in the works of Quincy Fynn (Walking like an African, 2004) and Kaseran Pillay (My cousin brother, 2003). (Thesis, 2006

This dissertation investigates the construction of the marginalised self, an
identity, and the impact that context, pre and post-apartheid South Africa, may
have on that constructed masculine identity. This examination of the self is

Changing form and political purpose in selected works of Ronnie Govender

This dissertation explores changing form and political purpose in selected works of Ronnie Govender, by analysing reasons for the shifts in Govender’s choice of genre, and the effects of these genre shifts in his work.

The formative value of drama presentations on selected student teachers

The purpose of this dissertation is to investigate the perceptions of the students with regard to their participation in this component of their training. To examine some of the findings in terms of selected aspects of educational drama/theatre and teacher behaviour.

The changing face of Theatre in the Indian community of Durban : an overview from the 1910’s to 1985

What I propose to do in this essay is to succintly focus on the changing face of theatre in the Indian Community in Durban. The essay will look at the role of the Sabha and its attempts to propagate and preserve Hindu culture and therefore its influence on Indian theatre.

THE HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICAN INDIAN THEATRE IN NATAL

It is found that the history of South African Indian theatre is a gold-mine of raw material which fits neatly within the broader context of how theatre generally developed in the country. The overriding commonality invariably is the part played by politics.

THERUKOOTHU A TRADITIONAL SOUTH INDIAN DANCE DRAMA FORM AS MANIFEST IN NATAL SINCE 1860

Therukoothu : a traditional South Indian dance drama form as manifest in
Natal since 1860.

A STUDY OF THE WEST STREET MOSQUE IN DURBAN.

submitted in part fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of HONOURS BACHELORS Department of Islamic Studies in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Durban-Westville.

THE HISTORY OF THE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH AFRICA AND THE ROLE IT PlAYED IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF EDUCATION FOR INDIANS IN SOUTH AFRICA.

CON TEN T S
CHAPTER ONE PAGE
A BRIEF HISTORY OF TEACHER ASSOCIATIONS IN SOUTH
AFRICA AND ABROAD 1
1.1
Introduction 1
1.2
The Development of Teachers' Associations in
England 2
1.
2.1 Introduction 2
1.2.2

Black consciousness and white liberals in South Africa: paradoxical anti-apartheid politics

Thesis submited in accordance with the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Literature and Philosophy in the subject of History at the University of South Africa.

From 'conscience politics' to the battlefields of political activism: The Liberal Party in Natal, 1953 to 1968

This thesis examines the ways in which the Liberal Party - the Natal Division in particular attempted to become an effective political force in South Africa. The Party was formed in May 1953 as a non-racial political party .

The United Democratic Front (UDF): a case study of democratic organisation, 1983-1987

Thesis has been submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the Department of Political Science, University of Natal, Durban, 1998.

South African political prison-literature between 1948 and 1990: the prisoner as writer and political commentator

Thesis submitted in accordance with the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Literature and Philosophy in the subject English at the University of South Africa.

The apartheid city and its labouring class: African workers and the independent trade union movement in Durban, 1959-1985

Thesis submitted in accordance with the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Literature and Philosophy in the subject history at the University of South Africa. This thesis examines the emergence and development of the African working class in Durban between 1959 and 1985.

Three decades of South African school history textbooks: historiographical influence, change, and continuity from the 1970s to the 1990s

Honours thesis in History submitted to the University of Cape Town by Lynda K. von den Steinen.

KwaZakele - the politics of transition in South Africa: an Eastern Cape study

A thesis submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy of Rhodes University. Abstract: This thesis examines the transition to democracy in South Africa through the case study methodology.

Church and State relations: the story of Bophuthatswana and its independence from 1977 to 1994

A dissertation submitted in accordance with the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Theology in the subject History at the University of South Africa.

Civil Society vs. the State: identity, institutions, and the Black Consciousness Movement in South Africa

A dissertation presented to the Facilty of the Graduate School of Yale University in candidacy for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

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