Excerpt from Poems and Songs on the South African War: An Anthology From England, Africa, Australia, United States, but Chiefly Canada N this collection will be found a great variety of Poems and Songs I and from almost every part of the ...
Author: J. Douglas Borthwick
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Excerpt from Poems and Songs on the South African War: An Anthology From England, Africa, Australia, United States, but Chiefly Canada N this collection will be found a great variety of Poems and Songs I and from almost every part of the English speaking nations of the world. The whole will form one grand galaxy of Patriotism, well worthy to be preserved in the homes of every Canadian. Canada may well be proud of her position in the British Empire and in sending forth those Contingents of her brave sons to South Africa, to uphold The Old Flag, and fight and die for the integrity of the same. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
Author: Fransjohan Pretorius
Publisher: Historical Dictionaries of War
The Historical Dictionary of the Anglo-Boer War presents the history of the war that lasted from 1899-1902. This is done through a list of acronyms and abbreviations, a chronology, an introductory essay, and 600 cross-referenced dictionary entries covering a wide range of military, social, cultural, and political topics, and includes a large number of relevant biographies.
Boer War . The war produced numerous popular ballads , many of which were
proBoer , by both Boers ( Reitz ) and British ( the anonymous ' The Burgher ' s
Mother ' appeared in the London publication Songs of the Veld , 1902 ) . The
Author: Michael Chapman
Publisher: Ad Donker Publishers
The New Century of South African Poetry presents the challenges of a new millennium. From a 'post-apartheid' perspective, South Africa rejoins the world as it seeks a home. Simultaneously, it searches the past for a shared though diverse inheritance.
Until recently , South African academics were denied access to international
conferences , and any form of contact with overseas academics was virtually
impossible . 7 . See Karin ... See also Landeg White , Poetic Licence : Oral Poetry
and History , in the same volume , pp . ... See Margaret Read ' s The Songs of the
Ngoni People , included in this volume , for information on traditional African war
Author: Russell H. Kaschula
A collection of papers, reprinted from Bantu Studies and African Studies, offers textual material and analyses of oral literature from southern Africa. The three issues of text, genre and interpretation receive equal attention within the volume. The editor's intention is to provide readers with an opportunity to explore various literary genres produced in southern African communities - through texts and through scholarly analysis. The transformation of literary genres is also addressed, emphasizing the ways in which oral performance is shaped by social forces. The manipulation of language and oral art forms for political gain is not new. society; praise poetry; songs; folktales and wisdom lore; and riddles. In each case, articles have been selected to reveal the historical and comparative bases of oral literary studies. points to new directions in the analysis of oral literature and the need for a broader contextualization of southern African studies. The collection of essays provides the groundwork for further exploratory studies across cultures and genres, not only in Africa, but in the world at large. At the same time, oral literature, and more specifically African oral literature, needs to be liberated in order to interact with other scholarly disciplines. the original writings of the essays in this volume. It is these very changes which provide research material for scholars in oral studies. At the same time, all students of the discipline must look at these seminal studies in order to appreciate the traditional bases of oral performance today.