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

Articles from Vol. 25, No. 2, August

Beyond the Walls of the Lunatic Asylum: Christopher Hope's Early Fiction
Abstract: Beyond the walls of the lunatic asylum: Christopher Hope's early fiction This article examines an under-explored aspect of Christopher Hope's early fiction: its capacity to suggest the potential for imaginative and psychological freedom...
Bury My Bones but Keep My Words: The Interface between Oral Tradition and Contemporary African Writing
Abstract Bury my bones but keep my words: The interface between oral tradition and contemporary African writing The contention in this article is that African oral tradition should be reexamined in view of its perceived new importance in the...
Communicating Social Inclusiveness (1): Paul Slabolepszy's Fordsburg's Finest (2) (1997)
Abstract Paul Slabolepszy is a well-known South African playwright whose socially inclusive plays appeal to broad national and international multi-cultural audiences. His ability to reflect an authentic South African landscape with its stormy political...
Die Waarde Van Kognitiewe Semantiek in Die Analisefase Van Vertaling
Abstract The value of cognitive semantics in the analysis phase of translation One of the most challenging tasks facing the trainee translator relates to the analysis phase of translation. If the analysis is inadequate it is unlikely that the subsequent...
Good Grief: Lord of the Flies as a Post-War Rewriting of Salvation History
It is our business to describe the indescribable. I prefer and at the same time fear the saying of St Augustine, 'Woe unto me if I speak of the things of God; but woe unto me if I do not speak of the things of God' William Golding, Belief...
Some Aspects of Imagery in the Poetry of S.M. Burns-Ncamashe
Abstract This article investigates the use of imagery in the poetry of S.M. Burns-Ncamashe, as it is apparent that his poetry is rich in imagery. The aspects of imagery to be discussed are simile, metaphor and personification. The discussion then...
Weerstand Teen Teksgebonde Navorsing: 'N Bydrae Tot 'N Omgekeerde Benadering Tot Kultuurstudie (1)
Abstract Resisting text-bound research: Towards a reversed approach to cultural studies (2) In this article an argument is developed for a reversed approach of cultural studies in discussing problems regarding fieldwork, academic access and accountability....