The Point of Poetry in South Africa, with Gabeba Baderoon & Rustum Kozan

Friday, 12th September 2008, 00:00 to 00:00

Sat 13 Sep, 3.30pm

What’s the point of poetry in South Africa? What does poetry mean to its people? How is poetry organised there and what is it like? Who are the poets and what are they writing about? Two of the most gifted contemporary South African poets Gabeba Baderoon and Rustum Kozain discuss poetry in South Africa today, a country with a very different and at the same time closely related literary and political history.

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