The Early Empire Fiction of Ernest Glanville: On the Border
- 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...
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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...
- THE NATURE OF THE UNCANNY IN SEASON OF MIGRATION TO THE NORTH. Al-Halool, Musa // Arab Studies Quarterly;Winter2008, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p31
This article discusses the novel "Season of Migration to the North" by Tayeb Salih. The postcolonial situations depicted in "Season" are discussed and the social relationship between the main character, Mustafa Said, and the British citizens with whom he interacts. The presentation of sexuality...
- The Paddle That Speaks English: Africa, NGOs, and the Archaeology of an Unease. Olaniyan, Tejumola // Research in African Literatures;Summer2011, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p46
Chinua Achebe's No Longer at Ease was published in 1960. It is, very obviously, not the author's Things Fall Apart, published in 1958, so there were no splashy and widespread celebrations of its 'fifty years after' in 2010. That could hardly mean that No Longer at Ease is any less weighty an...
- A New Generation of African Writers: Migration, Material Culture and Language. VAN DE PEER, STEFANIE // Modern Language Review;Jan2010, Vol. 105 Issue 1, p236
The article reviews the book "A New Generation of African Writers: Migration, Material Culture and Language," by Brenda Cooper.