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Achmat Dangor

Bitter Fruit

Work in progress(...)

literary

YEAR: 2001

COUNTRY: Republic of South Africa


Richard Whitaker

The Odyssey of Homer: A Southern African Translation

The epic begins with the growth of Telemakhos, the epic hero, Odysseus’ son. Two issues occupy the hero’s son: the readiness to welcome his father’s return from adventurous journeys and his preparedness to fight intruding enemies. Assisted by the goddess Athene, the young hero’s development into manhood is secured. Aware of the backup, Telemakhos defies his enemies at home and goes out for his own adventures in Sparta, with one goal: to look for his father. The epic shift(...)

literary

YEAR: 2017

COUNTRY: Republic of South Africa


Alan Paton

Too Late the Phalarope

The story opens with the narrator, Aunt Sophie, who presents to us Pieter Van Vlaanderen, a police officer. He is a strange human being because he has two distinct personalities: he is a great, brave and strong man, and tender and gentle as a girl. The narration moves to Pretorius Street where Pieter catches Dick, a white boy, attempting to woe Stephanie, a black girl – something which is against the Immorality Act, an act which prohibits black and white relationships in South Africa at th(...)

literary

YEAR: 1996

COUNTRY: Republic of South Africa United States of America