Regional and current problems in South Africa and their impact on literature with remarks on the evaluation of the Afrikaans Novel

My paper centres round a specific situation and its impact on literature in South Africa with special reference to the modern novel in the Afrikaans language and the literary evaluation of the novel. This does not mean that I exclude references to the other genres, poetry and dram a and to literatur...

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Published in: Literator Vol. 6; no. 1; pp. 1 - 9
Main Author: Van der Elst, J
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Afrikaans
Published: AOSIS 05-09-1985
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Summary: My paper centres round a specific situation and its impact on literature in South Africa with special reference to the modern novel in the Afrikaans language and the literary evaluation of the novel. This does not mean that I exclude references to the other genres, poetry and dram a and to literatures in other languages within the South African context. Many of you might know but to clarify I would like to point out that I refer to Afrikaans as the Germanic language originating from the 17th century Dutch mother tongue of approximately 3 ½ million South Africans.
ISSN: 0258-2279
2219-8237
DOI: 10.4102/lit.v6i1.893