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Mens dier ding | Poetry & Poetry Anthologies

Alfred Schaffer

In this translation of Alfred Schaffer’s award-winning Dutch collection, Mens dier ding, the poet explores the mythologies surrounding Shaka Zulu: warrior, intellectual, poet, victim of colonialism. Through a series of short diary entries, monologues, letters and day dreams, Schaffer transposes Shaka in a (post-)modern context. Translated by Zandra Bezuidenhout. 

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Mens dier ding | Poetry & Poetry Anthologies


Author: Alfred Schaffer
Category: Poetry & Poetry Anthologies
ISBN: 9780798178143
Date Released: 18 November 2018
Price (incl. VAT): R 245.00
Format: Soft cover, 136pp

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Alfred Schaffer


The award-winning Dutch poet Alfred Schaffer was born in Leidschendam, Nederland in 1973. He obtained his doctorate at the University of Cape Town and is...

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