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

Articles from Vol. 27, No. 3, December

A Lexicological Study of the Set of Afrikaans Adjectives Containing "Ene"/'n Leksikologiese Studie Van Die Klas Adjektiewe Waartoe Ene Behoort
Abstract A lexicological study of the set of Afrikaans adjectives containing "ene" The tiny lexicological set accounted for in the present article comprises "ene" "loutere", "pure ", "skone", "suiwere", "volle", "reine" and "totale". Die...
An Investigation into the Nature of the Artist in the Long Silence of Mario Salviati within the Context of Magic Realism/'n Ondersoek Na Die Kunstenaarskap in Die Swye Van Mario Salviati Binne Die Konteks Van Die Magiese Realisme
Abstract An investigation into the nature of the artist in The long silence of Mario Salviati within the context of magic realism This article investigates the nature of the artist in "The long silence of Mario Salviati" (2000) within the context...
Country of My skull/Skull of My Country: Krog and Zagajewski, South Africa and Poland/land Van My skedel/Skedel Van My Land: Krog En Zagajewski, Suid-Afrika En Pole
Abstract Country of my skull/Skull of my country: Krog and Zagajewski, South Africa and Poland In the ninth poem of the cycle "land van genade en verdriet" ("country of grace and sorrow") in the collection "Kleur kom nooit alleen nie" ("Colour...
Richard Murphy: A Life in writing/Richard Murphy: 'N Lewe as Skrywer
Abstract Richard Murphy: a life in writing The Irish poet Richard Murphy published his autobiography "The kick: a life among writers" in 2003. From a slightly different perspective the subtitle of this work could be rewritten as "A life in writing"...
Rivers and the Construction of Identity/riviere as Identiteitskonstrueerders
Abstract Rivers and the construction of identity The collection of youth memories "Met 'n eie siekspens" (Engela van Rooyen) and the novel "Manaka: plek van die horings" (Pieter Pieterse) complement each other as literary embodiments of the phenomenon...
Sustaining the Imaginative Life: Mythology and Fantasy in Neil Gaiman's American Gods (1)/Onderhouding Van Die Verbeeldingryke Lewe: Mitologie En Fantasie in Neil Gaiman Se American Gods
Abstract Sustaining the Imaginative life: mythology and fantasy in Neil Gaiman's American Gods This examination of "American Gods" argues that mythology is the bedrock for creative and poetic expression in literature that explores and comments...
Text on Text on Text: Intertextuality in Ingrid Winterbach's Niggie/Teks Op Teks Op Teks: Intertekstualiteit in Ingrid Winterbach Se Niggie
Abstract Text on text on text: intertextuality in Ingrld Winterbach's Niggie This article focuses on the creative adaptation of Anglo-Boer War material in Ingrid Winterbach's (formerly Lettie Viljoen) "Niggie" ("Cousin") (2002) with specific...