The Early Empire Fiction of Ernest Glanville: On the Border

Monsman, Gerald
July 2011
English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920;2011, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p315
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Presents literary criticism of the work of novelist and journalist Ernest Glanville (1855-1925), who wrote high romances about life in South Africa. Of particular note is the 1888 book "Among the Cape Kaffirs." Glanville, the article notes, is in a unique position as a writer because he is on the borderland between Africa and the West and between Black and White and his literature is the antithesis of the sort of industrial pro-empire literature that was being written at the time.

Tags: LITERARY critiques;  AMONG the Cape Kaffirs (Book);  GLANVILLE, Ernest;  SOUTH African literature (English);  AFRICAN literature (English) -- History & criticism


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