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Arthur Nortje, poet and South African

Arthur Nortje, poet and South African

new critical and contextual essays

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Published by Unisa Press, University of South Africa in Pretoria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Nortje, Arthur, 1942-1970 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • South Africa -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesPoet and South African
      Statement[edited by] Craig McLuckie and Ross Tyner.
      ContributionsMcLuckie, Craig W., Tyner, Ross.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9369.3.N65 Z53 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 163 p. ;
      Number of Pages163
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3450942M
      ISBN 101868882594
      LC Control Number2005352438

        Some writers are more susceptible to their debilitating effects and succumb: Arthur Nortje, the South African poet for example, or Rabearivello, the Madagascan poet, whose career is a forcible. poets whether Dennis Brutus in South Africa, or Christopher Okigbo in Nigeria, Kofi Awoonor in Ghana and others in their category (Ken Goodwin ). Even when it comes to mythological allusions, most of these poets found themselves looking up to Greco-Roman mythologies and symbolisms. Much of .

      His literary works include 'Sirens Knuckles Boots' (), 'Letters to Martha, and Other Poems from a South African Prison' (), 'A Simple Lust' (), and 'Stubborn Hope' (). Nortje's primary subject matter, it is South Africa and his anguished relationship with that country that inevitably comes to the fore.

      Arthur Kenneth Nortje was a South African poet. He was born in Oudtshoorn in , emigrated to Canada in , and died by his own hand in Oxford in His poems were published posthumously in the collections Dead Roots by Heinemann, and Lonely Against the Light by Rhodes University in The poems deal with his own personal alienation, his coloured identity in apartheid South Africa. This article presents the conceptual framework and methodological approach I have adopted in my research towards a biography of the South African poet Arthur Nortje (–).Author: Neville Smith.


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Arthur Nortje, poet and South African Download PDF EPUB FB2

Nortje’s poetry was posthumously published in Anatomy of Dark: Collected Poems of Arthur Nortje (). The volume Arthur Nortje, Poet and South African: New Critical and Contextual Essays () provides an introduction to Nortje’s life and work.

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 : 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 poet and South African book 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. This essay explores the works of poet Arthur Nortje, and his painful preoccupation with exile from South Africa.

His poetry addresses the loneliness of exile. Format extent (length/size) 12 pages. View Larger. Open Viewer. PDF. Save Resource. Collection. Week 74 – Arthur Nortje presented by Sara Cassidy “The isolation of exile is a gutted/warehouse at the back of pleasure streets,” Arthur Nortje wrote in the poem, “Waiting.” It was and the South African poet was teaching high school in, of all places, Hope, B.C.

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 : Unisa Press. In Nortje begins to represent his personal torment through an economy of references to the body, diet, and eating.

As the self-disgust increases, so too it starts to be associated with food, his weight, and ingestion. The subject, in these texts, experiences itself as a sort of halo. Kenneth Arthur Nortje's place in South African literature is by no means assured, yet the relatively small body of work published during his lifetime, as well as the posthumously published work has generated substantial critical attention.

Collected Poems of Arthur Nortje, Arthur Kenneth Nortje 1 Historical context notes are. This is a list of noted South African poets, poets born or raised in South Africa, whether living there or overseas, and writing in one of the South African languages.

Part of a series on the Culture of South Africa. This is a list of African porary Africa has a range of important poets across many different genres and cultures. Poetry in Africa details more on the history and context of contemporary poetry .Somehow we survive: an anthology of South African writing.

Sterling Plumpp. Introduction by David Burnt Exploration Arthur Nortje. Blacks Blacks South Africa Literary collections History / Africa / South / Republic of South Africa Poetry / General Social Science / Discrimination & Race Relations South Africa South Africa Race.

(). Self and community in the poetry of Arthur Nortje: A symptomatic reading. Journal of Literary Studies: Vol. 20, Aspects of South African Literary Studies II, pp. Cited by: 1.