A History of South African Literature


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This book is a critical study of South African literature, from colonial and pre-colonial times onwards. Christopher Heywood discusses selected poems, plays and prose works in five literary traditions: Khoisan, Nguni-Sotho, Afrikaans, English, and Indian. The discussion includes over 100 authors and selected works, including poets from Mqhayi, Marais and Campbell to Butler, Serote and Krog, theatre writers from Boniface and Black to Fugard and Mda, and fiction writers from Schreiner and Plaatje to Bessie Head and the Nobel ...

A History of South African Literature 2015, Cambridge University Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780521554855


A History of South African Literature 2010, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521153782

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