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Encyclopedia > List of South African poets
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art forms of southern africa, is beautifully painted vases and wood made into animals Categories: Africa-related stubs ... Cookery practised by indigenous people of South Africa such as the Khoisan and Xhosa- and Sotho-speaking people Settler cookery introduced during the colonial period by people of Afrikaner and British descent and their slaves and servants - this includes the cuisine of the Cape Malay people, which has many characteristics... South Africa has a diverse literary history. ... This is a list of writers from South Africa. ... The South African music scene includes both popular (jive) and folk forms. ... Holidays in South Africa: The Public Holidays Act (Act No 36 of 1994) determines that whenever any public holiday falls on a Sunday, the Monday following it will be a public holiday. ... The following is a partial list of South African television series. ...

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Lionel Abrahams (1928– 31 May 2004) was a South African novelist, poet, editor, critic, essayist and publisher. ... Tatamkhulu Afrika (Xhosa: Grandfather Africa) (December 7, 1920 - December 23, 2002), was a South African poet and writer. ... An editor has expressed a concern that the subject of the article does not satisfy the notability guideline for Biographies. ... Shabbir Banoobhai (born October 23, 1949) is a South African poet. ... Sinclair Beiles circa 1998 in Johannesburg Sinclair Beiles (b. ... Robert Berold, (born 1948) is a South African author and editor. ... Vonani Bila was born in 1972. ... Roy Blumenthal, born 1968, Johannesburg, South Africa, has been an active poet since the early 1990s. ... Breyten Breytenbach (born September 16, 1939) is a South African writer and painter with French citizenship. ... Dennis Brutus, South African poet, graduate of Fort Hare college, formerly on the faculty of Northwestern University. ... Frederick Guy Butler (b 21 January 1918 in Cradock, Eastern Cape South Africa - 26 April 2001, Grahamstown, South Africa) was a South African poet and writer. ... Roy Campbell (1901-1957) Roy Campbell (2 October 1901 – 22 April 1957) was a South African poet and satirist. ... Jack Cope (Robert Knox) (1913 – 1991) was a South African novelist, short story writer, poet, and editor. ... Jeremy Cronin (b. ... Patrick Roland Cullinan (1932-) is a South African poet and biographer. ... Gary Cummiskey (b 1963) is a South African poet and publisher. ... Sheila Cussons was a South African poet born in 1922. ...

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Achmat Dangor is a South African writer was born in Johannesburg in 1948, the year the Nationalist Party, whose works include Kafkas Curse and Bitter Fruit. ... Elisabeth Eybers Elisabeth Françoise Eybers (born 16 February 1915 in Klerksdorp, Transvaal) is a South African poet. ... Kingsley Fairbridge Kinglsey Ogilvie Fairbridge (1885 - 1924) was the founder of the first child emigration scheme to British colonies and the Fairbridge Schools. ... Sheila Meiring Fugard was born Sheila Meiring in Birmingham, England in 1932. ... Keith Gottschalk is a South African poet, known for his anti-apartheid poetry. ... Stephen Gray is a South African writer and critic born in Cape Town in 1941. ... Mafika Pascal Gwala (born 1946) is a contemporary South African poet and editor, writing in English and Zulu. ...

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Joan Hambidge is Afrikaans poet, renowned for her out-of-the-closet style of writing. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Peter Rudolf Gisela Horn, born 7 December 1934 in Teplice Czech Republic. ... Liesl Jobson is a South African poet. ... Sarah Johnson (1980), is a South African poet. ... Ingrid Jonker Selected Poems Ingrid Jonker (19 September 1933 - 19 July 1965) (OIS) was a South African poet. ... Anne Kellas is a South African poet, reviewer and editor. ... Cover of If I Could Sing (2002). ... Olga Kirsch (1924–1997) was a South African and Israeli poet. ... Uys Krige (christened Mattheus Uys Krige) (4 February 1910 - 10 August 1987) was a South African writer, poet, playwright, translator, rugby player, war correspondent and romantic. ... // Antjie Krog (1952– ) is a prominent South African poet, academic and writer. ... Mazisi (Raymond) Kunene (born May 12, 1930 - died August 12, 2006) was a South African poet best known for his poem Emperor Shaka the Great. ... Cornelis Jacobus Langenhoven (13 August 1873 - 15 July 1932), wrote under the pen names C.J. Langenhoven and Sagmoedige Neelsie, had a formidable role in South Africas Afrikaans literature and cultural history. ... Rory Adrian Lewis, scientist, poet and philosopher. ... Christiaan Frederik Louis Leipoldt (December 28, 1880 — April 12, 1947) was a South African poet, who wrote in the Afrikaans language. ... Douglas Livingstone (1932 - 1996) was a South African poet. ...

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Mzi Mahola was born on 12 February 1949 as Mzikayise Winston Mahola. ... Chris Mann (born 1949) is an Australian composer, poet and performer specializing in the emerging field of Compositional Linguistics, described by Mann as the mechanism whereby you understand what Im thinking better than I do. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Donato Francisco Mattera (b. ... Kim McClenaghan (1974-), is a South African poet. ... Michelle McGrane (b. ... Sheila Meiring Fugard was born Sheila Meiring in Birmingham, England in 1932. ... Joan Metelerkamp (b. ... Karobo Moses Motsisi (b. ... Oswald Mbuyiseni Mtshali (b. ...

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Arthur Nortje (1942 - 1970) was a South African poet. ... Diederik Johannes Opperman, (1914 - 1985) was one of the best-known Afrikaans poets. ... William Charles Franklyn Plomer (he pronounced the surname as ploomer) (1903 - 1973) was a South African author, known as a novelist, poet and literary editor. ... Karen Press (1956), is a South African poet. ... Lesego Rampolokeng (born 1965) is a South African writer, playwright and performance poet. ... Sydney Sipho Sepamla (born 1932) is a contemporary South African poet and novelist. ... Mongane Wally Serote (1944-) is a South African poet and writer. ...

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Totius (TOE-she-us) was the pen name of the Afrikaner poet Jakob Daniël du Toit (Yah-kob Dun-ee-el doo-toy), born on 21 February, 1877 in Paarl, near Cape Town in South Africa. ... Ernst van Heerden (20 March 1916 - 1997) was a leading Afrikaans poet. ... Christopher van Wyk was born in Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Soweto in 1957. ... Benedict Wallet Vilakazi (January 6, 1906 - October 26, 1947) was a South African Zulu poet, novelist, and educator. ... Stephen Watson (1955-) is a South African poet. ... George Weideman (2 July 1947–) is a South African poet and writer. ... David John Murray Wright (1920-1994) was an author and an acclaimed South African-born poet[1] // [edit] Biography Wright was born in Johannesburg, South Africa 23 February 1920 of normal hearing. ...

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