Literator: Journal of Literary Criticism, comparative linguistics and literary studies

Articles from Vol. 26, No. 2, August

Hands as Markers of Fragmentation
Abstract Hands as markers of fragmentation Margaret Atwood is an internationally read, translated, and critiqued writer whose novels have established her as one of the most esteemed authors in English (McCombs & Palmer, 1991:1). Critical...
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Jong Lesers Se Identifisering Met Karakters: Skryfteorie En -Praktyk
Opsomming Jong lesers se identifisering met karakters: skryfteorie en -praktyk Die betrokkenheid van die leser by 'n verhaal word allerwee as belangrik beskou, veral ten opsigte van jong lesers. Dit word algemeen aanvaar dat identifisering met...
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"Naming of Parts", or, How Things Shape Up in Transcultural Literary History
Abstract "Naming of parts" (1), or, how things shape up in transcultural literary history This article suggests that transcultural literary history, in itself an exercise of great complexity, is rendered even more challenging if one accepts that...
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Sterke Vrouwen! De Institutionele Positie Van De Eerste Afrikaanse Schrijfsters (1)
Opsomming Sterke vrouwen! De Institutionele positie van de eerste Afrikaanse schrijfsters Begin jaren negentig lijkt in de Afrikaanse letterkunde het idee te zijn ontstaan dat de eerste Afrikaanse romanschrijfsters ten prooi zijn gevallen aan...
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Symbolism in the Poetry of S.M. Burns-Ncamashe
Abstract Symbolism in the poetry of S.M. Burns-Ncamashe In the introductory part of this article it is attempted to define the concept "symbolism". This article examines the use of symbols and the symbolism embedded in the poetry of S.M. Burns-Ncamase....
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Takelwerk Gestol in Tyd En Sand Het Rooi Seile!
Lombard, Chris. 2004. Driemaster. Pretoria: Protea Boekhuis. 55 p. Prys: R79,95. ISBN: 1-86919-047-5. Hierdie is Chris Lombard se vierde digbundel na sy debuut, Tussen die malgasse op die kaai in 1991. In aansluiting by die titel met sy verwysing...
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The Role of Political Songs in the Realisation of Democracy in South Africa
Abstract The role of political songs in the realisation of democracy in South Africa The issue this article attempts to explore is whether a form of oral art--political songs--played a part in achieving democracy in South Africa, and, if so,...
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The Technique of Flashback in Selected Northern Sotho Literary Texts
Abstract The technique of flashback in selected Northern Sotho literary texts This article aims at investigating and explaining the application of the technique of flashback in selected Northern Sotho literary texts. Five kinds of flashback are...
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