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Periodical article Periodical article Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue WorldCat catalogue WorldCat
Title:Towards an African literature X: land, labour, literature
Author:Jordan, A.C.ISNI
Year:1959
Periodical:Africa South
Volume:4
Issue:1
Pages:117-121
Language:English
Geographic term:South Africa
Subjects:Xhosa
folk tales
Abstract:The Xhosa prose and verse writings of the last thirty years of the nineteenth century provide a wealth of material not only on the intellectual and literary development of the African peoples, but also on the drastic political, economic and social changes affecting all groups in Southern Africa: The Nongqawuse cattle-killing episode; The wars of Dispossession; The general rising of 1880 - 1. against the Act of Disarmament - the church bodies - Linguistics and Semantics.
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