Book Review: Pumla Dineo Gqola’s Rape: A South African Nightmare

Malebogo Kgalemang, Sinzokuhle Setume


Rape: A South African Nightmare is a book by a South African professor of literature at Wits University, Pumla Dineo Gqola. It is a contextual study of rape which explores rape within a specific locale, specific culture, including social change and current challenges and the history of rape. However, as readers and scholars of gender discourses residing outside South Africa, this book appeals to us because of its subject matter, its framework and its focus on the global problem of rape


Rape; women;

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