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Rediscovery revisited.(South African literature)(Essay)
May 1, 2009 ... Many South Africans with an interest in reading or teaching South African literature will recall the impact of Ndebele's seminal essay, "Turkish Tales and Some Thoughts on South African Fiction," published in Staffrider in 1984. To understand...

What the hell is Penelope doing in Winnie's story?(The Cry of Winnie Mandela)(Critical essay)
May 1, 2009 ... When I read The Cry of Winnie Mandela for the first time, it was in manuscript form, without the dedication and front cover that link the story to Sarah Baartman. The first thing I noticed was that the title was without the 'Madikizela,' the...

Don Maclennan (1929-2009).(OBITUARY)(Obituary)
May 1, 2009 ... Scatter my ashes on the summit I so loved. Let the dolorite have what's left of me. When the wind blows from the north the scent of agathosma will enfold me. (Don Maclennan, from "Under Compassberg") Donald Alasdair Calum Maclennan,...

Editor's note.(Editorial)
May 1, 2009 ... This issue of English in Africa is dedicated to the memories of Don Maclennan, Es'kia Mphahlele and Daphne Rooke. For the most part, the issue is devoted to an examination of the creative and theoretical writings of Njabulo S. Ndebele. I...

Jane Poyner, ed.: J. M. Coetzee and the Idea of the Public Intellectual.(Book review)
May 1, 2009 ... Jane Poyner, ed. J. M. Coetzee and the Idea of the Public Intellectual. Athens, Ohio: Ohio UP, 2006. 246 pages. Within literary circles the name J. M. Coetzee needs no introduction. This is so because of his considerable intellectual and ...