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Ambiguities of Witnessing: Law and Literature in the Time of a Truth Commission (Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics)

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Published by Stanford University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Literary theory,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Criminal Law - General,
  • General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • Human rights,
  • Political crimes and offenses,
  • South Africa,
  • Truth commissions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7930251M
    ISBN 100804756155
    ISBN 109780804756150


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The first book to explore the complex relationship between law and literature in testimony to crimes of apartheid before South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Ambiguities of Witnessing closely analyzes key individual testimonies.

Whereas most existing books on this and other truth commissions are weighed down by abstract legal and philosophical discussion, this book does justice. As a contribution to the burgeoning literature on transitional justice and the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), Ambiguities of Witnessing is an idiosyncratic production.

The uninitiated reader should not be put off by the deconstructionist theoretical indulgences of the opening chapters, as perseverance is rewarded with perceptive interpretations of such key issues as Author: André du Toit.

The first book to explore the complex relationship between law and literature in testimony to crimes of apartheid before South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Ambiguities of Witnessing closely analyzes key individual testimonies.

Whereas most existing books on this and other truth commissions are weighed down by abstract legal and philosophical discussion, this book does justice Cited by: Get this from a library. Ambiguities of witnessing: law and literature in the time of a truth commission.

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From inside the book. Ambiguities of Witnessing: Law and Literature in the Time of a Truth Commission. Ambiguities of Witnessing: Law and Literature in the Time of a Truth Commission. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, xii + pp.

$ (cloth), ISBN Reviewed by Ksenia Robbe Published on H-SAfrica (January, ) Commissioned by Myriam Houssay-Holzschuch. Mark Sanders is professor of comparative literature at New York University.

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