Includes bibliographical references (pages 158-172) and index
Introduction: Susan Barton's Dilemma -- Violence, Afrikaner Liberalism, and the Fiction of Andre Brink. The Brinkian Witness to Violence: A Dry White Season. Race, Sex, and Historical Narrative: Violence(s) in A Chain of Voices -- Breyten Breytenbach's Prison Writings. Breyten Breytenbach's Mouroir: Producing His-Story Without Reproducing Violation. The Relationship Between Confession and Autobiography in The True Confessions of an Albino Terrorist -- Forms of Violence in J.M. Coetzee's Dusklands and Waiting for the Barbarians. The Gun as Copula: Colonization, Rape, and the Question of Pornographic Violence in Dusklands. "Into the Dark Chamber": Colonization, Inquisition, and Torture in Waiting for the Barbarians -- Conclusion: The Narrative 'Loses its Voice'