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Title:'Forth into the dawn': early writings of Herman Charles Bosman
Author:Andersen, Mitzi
Periodical:The English Academy Review
Geographic term:South Africa
Subjects:short stories
About person:Herman Charles Bosman (1905-1951)
Abstract:The author appraises some early writings of the South African writer Herman Charles Bosman (1905-1951), in particular mystery stories featuring the detective Lockjaw Bones and his assistant Jotson which Bosman wrote when he was sixteen and a pupil at Jeppe Highschool in Johannesburg and which were published in the Jeppe High School Magazine (1921); short stories for the Johannesburg Sunday Times (1920), under the pseudonym of 'Ben Eath'; and contributions to the Witwatersrand University's Student Magazine (1925/1926), where Bosman was a trainee teacher. Finally, the author discusses Bosman's article 'A teacher in the Bushveld', which was written after he had taken up employment with the Transvaal Education Department. Bibliogr., notes, ref. [ASC Leiden abstract]