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  • Wittenberg, Hermann (Taylor & Francis, 2011)
    This article puts forward a revisionist history of Khoi literature, and also presents a number of translated Khoi narratives that have not been available in English before. Compared to the large volume of Bushman literature ...
  • Wittenberg, Hermann (Taylor & Francis, co-published with Unisa Press, 2010)
    In South African imaginative writing and scholarly research, there is currently an extensive and wide-ranging interest in the ‘Bushman’, either as a tragic figure of colonial history, as a contested site of misrepresentation, ...
  • Wittenberg, Hermann (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2011)
    In postcolonial translation studies, increasing attention is being given to the asymmetrical relationships between dominant and indigenous languages. This paper argues that John Francis Cele’s UPrester John (1958), is not ...
  • Bharuthram, Sharita; McKenna, Sioux (Rhodes University) (Taylor & Francis, 2012)
    Many students enter tertiary education unfamiliar with the ‘norms and conventions’ of their disciplines. Research into academic literacies has shown that in order to succeed in their studies, students are expected to ...
  • Wittenberg, Hermann (Institute for the Study of English in Africa, Rhodes University, 2008)
    With the publication of In the Heart of the Country by the London publisher Secker & Warburg in 1977, J. M. Coetzee had achieved international recognition for his second novel, transcending the narrow national literary ...
  • Wittenberg, Hermann (Institute for the Study of English in Africa, 2011)
    This essay seeks to explore the question of origins: the beginnings of the literary career of arguably South Africa's most significant author, and the development of a form of authorship that was, at its inception, situated ...
  • Moolla, Fiona F. (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2012)
    The article discusses Somali literature, with particular focus given to the influence of Somali oral poetry and folk tales on modern novels. The difference between the concepts of orature and oral literature is examined, ...
  • Wittenberg, Hermann (Taylor & Francis Group, 2012)
    In 1864, Wilhelm Bleek published a collection of Khoi narratives titled Reynard the Fox in South Africa, or Hottentot Fables and Tales. This article critically examines this foundational event in South African literary ...

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