'A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction'
Ranging from the silent fate of Shakespeare's gifted (imaginary) sister to Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte and the effects of poverty and sexual constraint on female creativity, A Room of One's Own, based on a lecture given at Girton College, Cambridge, is one of the great feminist polemics. Published almost a decade later, Three Guineas breaks new ground in its discussion of men, militarism and women's attitu
The second offering in the Gerald Kraak Annual Anthology, As You Like It, is a collection of the short-listed entries submitted for the award. Showcasing some of the most provocative works of fiction, poetry, journalism, photography and academic writing created by allies of the LGBTQI+ community.
Begins with a letter the author writes to his unborn daughter. He adds one short piece per day, describing the material and natural world with the precision and mesmerising intensity that have become his trademark.
'n Versameling briewe van die broers W.E.G. en N.P. van Wyk Louw. Die briefwisseling tussen Van Wyk en W.E.G. Louw vanaf 1941 tot met Van Wyk Louw se dood in 1970 strek oor 'n periode van bykans dertig jaar.
This selection of essays comes from Africa South, a remarkable magazine which, for five years in the early days of apartheid, presented a principled but non-partisan opposition to the National Party government's policies and practices.
Offers a selection of nuggets drawn from 33 of antiquity's major authors, including poetry, dialogue, philosophical writing, history, descriptive reporting, satire, and fiction. This book tells about the wide range of arts and sciences, and thought and styles of Greco-Roman culture. The selections span 12 centuries, from Homer to Saint Jerome.