Literary research in South Africa: The case of the National English Literary Museum

MacKenzie, Craig
September 1993
Research in African Literatures;Fall93, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p105
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Discusses the contributions of the National English Literary Museum (NELM) to South African literary research. Thomas Pringle Collection in 1972 as nucleus of NELM; Museums's aspects, collection policy and collection strengths; Information service; First two volumes of the NELM Index Series; Issue of the kind of `English' in polyglot `new South Africa'; Question of literary studies' quantitative growth.


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