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From Krog to Coetzee

Antjie Krog’s Country of My Skull bears striking implications when read alongside J.M. Coetzee’s Disgrace. While both texts take place in the mid-nineties and are told through the lens of Afrikaners, they concern themselves with different aspects of the immediate aftermath of … Continue reading

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Focus on the perpetrator

Country of My Skull is a nonfictional book by Afrikaner author Antjie Krog. It primarily deals with the findings of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) that operated in the wake of the end of the apartheid system … Continue reading

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The TRC and narratives in Krog Ch. 8

In Ch. 8 of Antjie Krog’s Country of My Skull, “Guilt Is on the Move with All Her Mantles,” Krog recounts the multiple versions of the Mutase murders heard by the amnesty committee. Reflecting on these testimonies, Krog writes, “Oral … Continue reading

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Krog chapters 10, 16, & 18

Krog Chapters 10, 16 & 18 See email for more info…

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