The Early Empire Fiction of Ernest Glanville: On the Border
- Purple Potboilers? The Congo Chronicles of Stuart Cloete. Roos, Henriette // English in Africa;Oct2010, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p13
A literary criticism of works by South African writer Stuart Cloete is presented. It discusses themes of romance and adventure in his stories and addresses the categorization of his works that take place in the Congo. Works discussed include the novel "Congo Song," the book "Mamba," and the...
- Alan Paton's Short Fiction: Authority and Other Quandaries in The Hero of Currie Road. Medalie, David // English in Africa;Oct2010, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p57
A literary criticism of short stories by South African writer Alan Paton is presented. It focuses on the collection titled "The Hero of Currie Road," which includes several short stories and essays including "Bulstrode's Daughter," "A Drink on the Passage," and "Sponono." The author examines a...
- "Empty About Me": Gordimer between the Singular and the Specific. Jim�nez Heffernan, Juli�n // English in Africa;Oct2010, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p91
A literary criticism of the books "The Lying Days" and "The Pickup" by South African writer Nadine Gordimer is presented. It analyzes the identification of Gordimer as a postcolonial writer in light of the end of apartheid in South Africa in 1994. The author examines the plots, themes, and...
- The wreck of the Grosvenor and the making of South Africa literature. Glenn, Ian E. // English in Africa;Oct95, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p1
Discusses the role of the wreck of the Grosvenor India Ship on the Pondoland Coast in South Africa on August 4, 1782 in the development of South African literature in English. Description of the wreck and its aftermath; Importance of the Grosvenor; Legacy of the wreck in white South African...
- Editors' Note. Peterson, Bhekizizwe; Horn, Anette // English in Africa;Aug2011, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p7
An editorial introduction is presented for the issue, highlighting its dedication to the late African literature professor Es'kia Mphahlele.
- Modern South African literature in English: A reader's guide to some recent critical and... Driver, Dorothy // World Literature Today;Winter96, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p99
Presents an overview of South African literature in English and a reader's guide to bibliographic resources for South African literature. Significance of the works of Alan Paton, Herman Charles Bosman, Nadine Gordimer, H.I.E. Dhlomo and Ezekiel Mphahlele; Academic study of South African...
- Editor's Note. Starfield, Jane // English in Africa;Oct2010, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p8
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses the editorship of the journal, the photograph on the cover of the issue, and articles in the issue on South African writers including Stuart Cloete, Alan Paton, and Olive Schreiner.
- Nadine Gordimer: Dark times, interior worlds, and the obscurities of difference. Barnouw, Dagmar // Contemporary Literature;Summer94, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p252
Examines the writing style of white upper-middle-class South African writer, Nadine Gordimer, 1991 Nobel Prize in Literature awardee. Significance of being centered in the apartheid culture; Concept of the privileged position of the writer; Transmutations undergone by private experience in...
- Introduction to the South African Literary History Project. Klopper, Dirk // English in Africa;May2011, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p7
An introduction is presented in which the author discusses the theme of this special issue of the journal, the South African Literary History Project (SALHP), as well as the publication within the issue of a manuscript of an early English novel written in South Africa.