In sharp contrast to traditional negative racial stereotypes he creates idealized aquot; non-whiteaquot; characters, like the coloured man Joseph ... Boplaas, the farm of which Boerneef writes, but one would never have guessed it, comparing Houd- den-bek to Boplaas. ... In absolute contrast to them we find the rebellious slave, Galant, the admirable hero of the story. ... the rule, one good Afrikaner character: the woman Hester, who transgresses against traditional beliefs by loving the slave Galant.
|Author||:||C. N. Van der Merwe|
|Publisher||:||Rodopi - 1994-01-01|