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Arthur Nortje, Poet and South African New Critical and Contextual Essays

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Published by Unisa Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Essays, journals, letters & other prose works,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Poetry

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Edition Notes

ContributionsCraig W. McLuckie (Editor), Ross Tyner (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8648957M
ISBN 101868882594
ISBN 109781868882595

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Abstract: For most of his life, Arthur Nortje’s poetry remained relatively unknown, especially since he died very young at Activist Dennis Brutus called Nortje “perhaps the best South African poet of our time.” Due to the racial oppression he saw in South Africa, Nortje fled the country in to the U.K. and to Canada. When he realized he could never return to the country, his poetry took on a new level . : Poets to the People: South African Freedom Poems (African Writers Series) (): Fienberg, Barry: Books At Lansdowne Bridge by Arthur Nortje Autopsy by Arthur Nortje Cosmos In London by Arthur Nortje Native's Letter by Arthur Nortje5/5(1). Arthur Nortje, poet and South African: New critical and contextual essays is the first broad-ranging reassessment of Nortje's life and poetic career. This collection will be useful to a general readership and the Africanist scholar alike. Arthur Nortje, poet and South African: New critical and contextual essays is the first broad-ranging reassessment of Nortje's life and poetic career. This collection will be useful to a general readership and the Africanist scholar alike. The contributors to this title re-affiliate Nortje's work into the South African context.

Arthur Nortje, Poet and South African: New Critical and Contextual Essays: Craig W. McLuckie, Ross Tyner: Books - or: Craig W. McLuckie, Ross Tyner. The poet is referring to storm clouds in his past and also to clouds in the history of South Africa. He was declared “colored” in the time when this ethnical group faced many adversaries and oppression in South Africa. He is using a picture of a landscape to refer to the political isolation in South Africa . Arthur Nortje, poet and South African: New critical and contextual essays is the first broad-ranging reassessment of Nortje's life and poetic career. This collection will be useful to a general readership and the Africanist scholar alike. The contributors to this title re-affiliate Nortje's work into the South African context. It is a reassessment of Nortje's career, biographically, poetically. A New Book of African Verse (African Writers Series) All Hungers Pass Away by Arthur Nortje Letter From Pretoria Central Prison by Arthur Nortje When Lights Go Out (for Some Who Are In South African Jails) by Mongane Wally Serote You Will Walk In Peace by Martial Sinda.

The South Africa government should bestow the same respect on many other exiled South Africans buried on foreign soil. In this essay, a case is made for the repatriation of the remains of Arthur Nortje, a poet from Port Elizabeth buried in Wolvercote Cemetery, Oxford, United Kingdom. He died of a suspected drug overdose on 11 December Source: Arthur Nortje, Poet and South African: New critical and contextual essays, Unisa Press, Pretoria ().   In Exile (Arthur Nortje Topics: South Africa, Poetry, Cricket World Cup Pages: 5 ( words) Published: Ma Posts about Poetry written by Arthur Nortje. Our contributor, and award-winning poet, Athol Williams have found the grave of the South African poet, Arthur Nortje (); it was hitherto believed that he was buried in an unmarked grave.