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South African literature

South African literature

An overview of the main currents in South African literature, from Olive Schreiner's depiction of life on isolated Karoo farms to more recent work...

From priest, to activist and Public Peace Prize recipient

Father Michael Lapsley came to South Africa from New Zealand as a young man. In his adopted home, he could not ignore the horrors of apartheid. For his contribution to peace and reconciliation, he was recently named the recipient of the Public Peace Prize 2016 in the category "Global Peace and Reconciliation – Internationally Reputed Peacemaker".

Gordimer gets Google doodle on 92nd birthday

Gordimer gets Google doodle on 92nd birthday

South African Nobel Prize winning author Nadine Gordimer has been honoured with a special Google doodle on 20 November 2015, her 92nd birthday. She joins the likes of Nikolai Tesla, Hedy Lamarr and other famous but underrated icons of global history who have featured on the search engine's homepage.

Nadine Gordimer: courage in one’s life and talent in one’s work

Nadine Gordimer has died peacefully at the age of 90. The Nobel laureate transcended the provincial confines of her solitary childhood in the small mining town of Springs to become a fierce opponent of apartheid through her critically acclaimed writings.

African writing on the rise

The Man Booker Prize shortlisted We Need New Names brings a lyrical African voice to the world stage as it explores present-day Zimbabwe through the wide eyes of its children.

Homegrown artistic talent honoured

The 2012 Arts & Culture Trust ImpACT awards celebrated fresh talent, and also honoured four veterans of the local arts community – Welcome Msomi, Nadine Gordimer, Jonas Gwangwa and Andrew Verster – with lifetime achievement awards.
JM Coetzee archive heads to US

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