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Show simple item record Gwasira, Goodman 2014-02-25T18:24:41Z 2014-02-25T18:24:41Z 2001
dc.identifier.citation Gwasira, G. 2001. Reading Between The Lines. Windhoek: National Museum of Namibia; 88-92. en_US
dc.description.abstract I .arge artifacts such as buildings, statues and open spaces are patterned through time in particularpolitical, social and economic circumstances. The dialectics of power, domination and resistance that characterised the period in which the artifacts were fashiontd can be understood by reading the artifacts as silent text􀇑. If we dedpl1er the grammar, metaphors rmd the symbolism that is embedded in the large artifacts then we can understand their meaning. By developing tools that can enable us to understand the spatial setting, time and social contexts of monuments, i t becomes possible to unravel lhe puzzle of their extralinguistic character. This paper discusses some of the issues that appear to be communicated through the symbolism of three statues from the University of Cape Town (U.CL). en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher National Museum of Namibia en_US
dc.subject Artifacts en_US
dc.subject Symbolism en_US
dc.subject Metaphors en_US
dc.subject Archaeology en_US
dc.subject Dialectics en_US
dc.title Reading Between The Lines en_US
dc.type Book chapter en_US

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