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Toward a biography of Isicamtho poet, Isabella Motadinyane

by Sizakele Nkosi Abstract Soweto-born Isicamtho poet, Isabella Motadinyane whose Complete Poems were re-published posthumously in 2016 is here introduced to the world of literary criticism. Living and writing during and post-apartheid, she is the first woman to write and

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Tribute to Sibongile Khumalo: Artistic Excellence Across Cultures

The Ending is the Beginning by Lehlohonolo Shale (For Sibongile Khumalo) We thank you Azanian Songstress For calling out its name The country of your ancestors Let it embalm our cracked lips The ending is the beginning in this land

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Moses Mtileni: tribute and poems

Tribute by Vonani Bila Moses, we shall sing your Redemption Song By Vonani Bila The senseless murder of Nzama Khaizeni Moses Mtileni on 8 July 2019 left me devastated. What kind of a liberated country slays and crushes its erudite

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VOICE OF CONSCIENCE: THE LIFE AND WORK OF ATTILA JÓZSEF

by Iván Kovács   Attila József is internationally acknowledged as an important poet of the first half of the 20th century, and has been widely translated from Hungarian into all major European languages, as well as Russian and Esperanto. Harold

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