Neil Rusch returns to an iconic colonial text that in some way provides access to the 19th century indigenous voice, despite complex processes of collection and translation. Rusch provides a fresh reading of one of the most famous pieces of /Xam literature from the Bleek-Lloyd collection, //Kabbo’s celebrated ‘intended return home’. His attention to //Kabbo’s cosmology enables him to show how precise the seasonal and place references are, and how these are interwoven with //Kabbo’s plans for his return home. – Michael Wessels, editor Critical Arts 2016, 30(6).
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