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4 edition of letters of Olive Schreiner, 1876-1920 found in the catalog.

letters of Olive Schreiner, 1876-1920

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Published by Hyperion Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Schreiner, Olive, 1855-1920 -- Correspondence.,
    • Authors, South African -- 19th century -- Correspondence.,
    • Authors, South African -- 20th century -- Correspondence.,
    • Feminists -- South Africa -- Correspondence.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by S. C. Cronwright-Schreiner.
      SeriesPioneers of the woman"s movement
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9369.2.S37 Z53 1976
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 410 p., [8] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages410
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5066503M
      ISBN 100883552590
      LC Control Number74033937

      If a woman bartered her virginity outside the matrimonial contract, she was seen by God and the world as having squandered forever her moral and social credit. Cape Town: Matthews, Josiah Wright. In despair over the ruination of her dream, she began peddling her manuscripts to publishers, concealing her female identity under the pseudonym Ralph Iron. A correspondence is an exchange persisting over time, while a letter can be written, sent and read as a one-off occurrence. Schreiner associated the name Olive with her mother's family, and her stubborn change of name expressed a newfound, willful determination to fashion her own identity. Born into the luxuriant beauty and torpor of a Cape colonial farm, and hungering restlessly for knowledge of the world, Schreiner's character Rebekah can attempt to escape the inertia of her parents' colonial life only through marriage.

      Johannesburg: Kruger, S. Servants and visitors alike were struck by the eerie spectacle of the child pacing feverishly back and forth on the veranda, hair disheveled, hands clenched behind her back, mumbling stories to herself. The Liberal Party and the Jameson Raid. In South Africa, however, she established a second reputation. She also attended his school and received a formal education for the first time. Among other things, this suggests that letters do different jobs of communicative work and that not all good letters, as recipients perceive this, are necessarily tailored to the interests and concerns of the recipients: these particular letters concern the writer and family events, conveyed to the addressee and through them a wider family network; and that they were kept safely over a long period of time suggests they were highly valued.

      Sir Bartle Frere. Bertie, for one, having spent her virginity, has no recourse but to become a "kept women, languishing in opulent ease among the scarlet cushions and chandeliers, the ornamental kittens and ribbons of the wealthy man's apartment, prone to ennui and weeping fits. Cecil Rhodes, A Study of a Career. Olive received virtually all her initial education from her mother who was well-read and gifted. By the age of twelve, she was spending six hours a day reading and writing.


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Letters of Olive Schreiner, 1876-1920 book

London: Reitz, Deneys. The Letters of Olive Schreiner, Morton eds. Plaatje; edited by John L. London: Hofmeyr, J. London: Fripp, Constance E. The feminist heroine, Lyndall, who is yet only a child, lets her admiration for the real Napoleon influence her impressions of him, while Aunt Sannie falls for his powerful manliness.

During these years she wrote many of the dreams and allegories that would be bound in Stories, Dreams, and Allegories By the age of twelve, she was spending six hours a day reading and writing. At the same time, her life bore witness to the subtle betrayals of empire.

A "little mother" groans in the agony of childbirth. In almost all of Schreiner's writings there is a ritualistic moment when a child frantic with despair is spoken to and calmed by nature.

Oxford: Welsh, Frank. Schreiner was linked with Betty Molteno, Alice Greene, Will and Fan Schreiner, Eleanor Marx, Edward Carpenter, Anna Purcell and Frederick Pethick-Lawrence, for instance, but not various others in her epistolary circle, through their feminist, socialist and anti-imperialist convictions.

Inat least people were killed and up to injured in bombings in the Alawite village of AqrabSyria. Softly it fluttered down, and dropped on to the breast of the dying man. There is a strange coming and going of feet. Besides, ostrich feathers started being plucked from live farmed birds, rather than taken from dead hunted birds.

To Schreiner, marriage in its present form was a "barbaric relic of the past" Letters, 4 Decemberbut she was always baffled when people reviled her as an advocate of free love or promiscuity.

Olive Schreiner (1855

In Rhodes had been briefly disgraced by the failure of the notorious Jameson Raid, the botched outcome of a plot by two of the largest mining companies, among others, to take over the Afrikaner Transvaal for the British. In books she glimpsed the delirious possibility that her solitude was not the affliction of an accursed infidel, but rather the mark of a persecuted community of truth-seekers and seers.

Aberdeen University Press: Ross, Robert. She moved alone in to England, where she became increasingly despondent, moving from one boarding house to the next. The shift from killing animals in blood sports to the act of farming and breeding is a decisive step in the evolution from exploration to settlement, for true settlers must think about the long term need to make their exploitation of the land more sustainable.

Cape Town: De Kiewiet, C. During this time, Olive saved enough to buy herself passage to England, where she hoped to study medicine. Stanley Important though these things are, two features of Schreiners letters have editorially exercised me more.

As noted earlier, their strong dialogical features have encouraged seeing letters as conversations on paper. Moreover, the miners' need for a centralized transport system and a unified economy and state began to strain against the rustic economy and political structure of the Transvaal.

Cape Town: Van Jaarsveld, F. Undine's gendered rebellion is not matched by any more-radical racial or class rebellion, and her understanding of her social situation remains stillborn.

Therefore, when Theo and her brother left Cradock for the diamond fields of Griqualand West, Olive chose to become a governess. The Schreiners' closest neighbors were the Fingo and Sotho, and some few surviving Khoisan.Jan 01,  · She deemed the book ‘ill-written and sadly wanting in illustrative facts’.

The Letters of Olive Schreiner –, ed. S.C. Cronwright-Schreiner(London: T. Fisher Unwin, ), Havelock Ellis to Olive Schreiner, 8 DecemberMy Other Self: The Letters of Olive Schreiner and Havelock Ellis, –, ed.

Yaffa Claire Cited by: 8. Vous n’avez pas de produit dans votre panier. English; La maison; Nouveautés; À paraître; Collections; RevuesAuthor: Nathalie Saudo-Welby. Olive Schreiner (24 March - December 11, ), was a South African author, pacifist and political activist. She is best known for her novel The Story of an African Farm, which has been acclaimed for the manner it tackled the issues of its day, ranging from agnosticism /5.

The Letters of Olive Schreiner(ed. by S.C. Cronwright-Schreiner) From Man to Man, or, Perhaps Only, (with an introduction by S.C. Cronwright-Schreiner) Undine, (with an introduction by S.C. Cronwright-Schreiner) Olive Schreider: A Selection, (edited by Uys Krige). Sep 30,  · The nineteenth century volume of the prestigious Oxford History of the British Empire is, of course, resolutely uncritical of Rhodes’ empire building.

The Rhodes Trust contributed £, to the publication of the four volumes and the nineteenth century volume was edited by Andrew Porter, the Rhodes Professor of Imperial History at King’s College, London; see Sir Anthony Kenny Cited by: 4.

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