Sindiwe Magona Essays
The AIDS Pandemic in Context in Beauty's Gift College
The Aids pandemic has spurred so much commentary in South Africa that its true, startling impact can sometimes be overlooked: is easy to forget that approximately 5,38 million people are living with HIV and that an average of 1100 people die of...
O Mother, Where Art Thou?: Parental Absence in Literatures of Conflict College
Mother to Mother
Bernard Maclaverty’s Cal and Sindiwe Magona’s Mother to Mother both present the larger conflicts of a country through the voice of a single protagonist. The violence plaguing the lands of both Northern Ireland and South Africa in the late 1900’s...