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6 edition of Olive Schreiner"s fiction found in the catalog.

Olive Schreiner"s fiction

landscape and power

by Gerald Cornelius Monsman

  • 348 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa,
  • Africa, Southern
    • Subjects:
    • Schreiner, Olive, 1855-1920 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Women and literature -- Africa, Southern -- History -- 19th century,
    • Power (Social sciences) in literature,
    • Social problems in literature,
    • Landscape in literature,
    • South Africa -- In literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-195) and index.

      StatementGerald Monsman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9369.2.S37 Z77 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 201 p. :
      Number of Pages201
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1531854M
      ISBN 100813517249
      LC Control Number91009431

      Woman and Labour is a popular book by Olive Schreiner. Read Woman and Labour, free online version of the book by Olive Schreiner, on Olive Schreiner's Woman and Labour consists of 7 parts for ease of reading.   The Story of an African Farm (published under the pseudonym Ralph Iron) was South African author Olive Schreiner's first published novel. It was an immediate success and has become recognised as one of the first feminist novel details the lives of 3/5(2).

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      The Olive Schreiner Prize is an annual award to new and emergent talent administered by the English Academy of South Africa. The prize rotates annually among the genres of drama, prose and poetry. The award is named after Olive Schreiner, the South African author and activist.. Award winners. Prose: Imran Garda,, The Thunder that Roars and Jill Nudelman, Inheriting the Earth.   “The book stands the only one of its kind. It is like seeing visions to read it; and no one can read it understandingly and not be inspired to fresh struggles to attain the true, the good, and the beautiful.” -Public Opinion “Anyone who has read ‘The Story of an African Farm’ will need no urging to read Olive Schreiner’s ‘Dreams.’/5(18).


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Schreiner, Olive, Title. Dreams. Contents. The lost joy -- The hunter -- The gardens of pleasure -- In a far-off world -- Three dreams in a desert -- A dream of wild bees -- In a ruined chapel -- Life's gifts -- The artist's secrets -- I thought I stood -- The sunlight lay across my bed.

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"Olive Schreiner () is internationally recognized as the first novelist of major importance to emerge from colonial South Africa. A pioneering feminist whose liberal social ideals played a critical role in the political and artistic movements of her time, Schreiner struggled throughout her life against the confining role allotted to Victorian women, especially those in the colonies.".

The Story of an African Farm () marks an early appearance in fiction of Victorian society’s emerging New Woman. The novel follows the spiritual quests of Lyndall and Waldo, who each struggle against social constraints in their search for happiness and truth: Lyndall, against society’s expectations of women, and Waldo against stifling class conventions.

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She says that in contrast with Hardy, Conrad and Hudson, they are.These Dreams are printed in the order in which they were written. In the case of two there was a lapse of some years between the writing of the first and last parts; these are placed according to the date of the first part.

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