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Lovedale and literature for the Bantu

a brief history and a forecast

by Robert H. W. Shepherd

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Published by Negro Universities Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lovedale Missionary Institution.,
  • Bantu-speaking peoples literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Bantu-speaking peoples.,
  • Bantu-speaking peoples -- Education.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby R. H. W. Shepherd.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL8025.5 .S5 1970
    The Physical Object
    Pagination111 p. (p. 101-108, advertising material)
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4439115M
    ISBN 100837129370
    LC Control Number79100303

    Wits University Press (WUP), South Africa’s oldest university press, is considered a pioneer in the publishing of African-language literature, due to the publication of the long-running Bantu Treasury Series (later to be renamed the African Treasury Series). Along with the mission presses, local-language newspapers and some educational publishers, this publisher played a part in the Author: Elizabeth Le Roux. Archival sources Lilly Library, Indiana University Nadine Gordimer Papers Macmillan SA, Johannesburg Ravan Press Archives (RPA) National Afrikaans Literature and Research Centre, Bloemfontein (NALN) Author and Publisher Papers National Archives and Records of South Africa, Pretoria Censorship Board National English Literary Museum, Grahamstown, South Africa (NELM) Author and Publisher Papers.

    African Literature: Books. 1 - 20 of results. Grid View Grid. List View List. Add to Wishlist. Quickview. Death and the King's Horseman: by Wole Soyinka. Paperback from $ $ Current price is $ Publish your book with B&N. Learn More. The B&N Mastercard®. The origins of Black South African literature in English lie in the Eastern Cape. The Glasgow Missionary Society founded the school of Lovedale at Alice in the Tyume valley in and here, and at similar mission schools subsequently established at places like Healdtown, Grahamstown and Umtata, English became the primary medium of instruction.

    Anu M'Bantu has 19 books on Goodreads with ratings. Anu M'Bantu’s most popular book is Unmistakably Black: Sculpture and Paintings From The World's F.   Reference is also made to the Opland isiXhosa literature archive and its contribution to the further intellectualisation of isiXhosa literature. It is suggested in this article that Opland is one of the greatest contributors to academic debates concerning isiXhosa literature and : Russell Harold Kaschula.


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Lovedale.6 Shepherd soon made his presence felt in the affairs of the Press, and in was appointed Director of Publications. Lovedale and literature for the Bantu book motives and objectives are reasonably frankly set out in Lovedale and Literature for the Bantu, written as a supplement to his main thesis for the degree of Doctor of Literature.

He started from the "danger. 1. Shepherd, R.H.W., Lovedale and Literature for the Bantu (Lovedale, ). The book included the following note: “This book was submitted as supplementary to the main Thesis for the degree of Doctor of Literature and accepted by the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.” (unpaginated).Cited by: Get this from a library.

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Shepherd. Buy Lovedale and Literature for the Bantu New ed of ed by Robert Henry Wishart Shepherd (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. These peoples speak Bantu languages (the term is derived from the word ba-ntu meaning “people”, the singular being mu-ntu “man”).

Bantu is a linguistic term, not an ethnographical or anthropological one, and consequently we cannot speak of a Bantu by: 2. Isaac Schapera, 2 books Brian Walter, 2 books D.

Yali-Manisi, 2 books Robert H. Shepherd, 2 books David J. Darlow, 2 books John Henderson Soga, 2 books Robert Henry Wishart Shepherd, 2 books Micah Kgasi, 2 books Samuel Edward Krune Mqhayi, 1 book Francis Wilson, 1 book George Howe Randell, 1 book N.

Holliday, 1 book H. Dhlomo, 1. The press was part of Lovedale College, and it primarily concentrated on empowering young black people with skills such as book binding and printing.

The press promoted African literature not only. Lovedale Press in Alice in the Eastern Cape is in a building on a quiet street full of potholes. Outside a plaque on an old wall is inscribed with the following: “The earliest record of anything written by any Bantu-speaking African in his own language in South Africa was made at.

Ityala Lamawele (‘The Lawsuit of the Twins’) is the first extant novel in the Xhosa was written by Samuel Edward Krune Mqhayi (–) and published inby the Lovedale that time it has been a significant influence on isiXhosa literature. R.H.W. Shepherd arrived at Lovedale.6 Shepherd soon made his presence felt in the affairs of the Press and in he was appointed Director of Publications.

His motives and objectives are reasonably frankly set out in his Lovedale and Literature for the Bantu, written as a supplement to his main thesis for the degree of Doctor of Literature. cations of the Lovedale Press, presided. Shepherd had recently visited the United States of America to make an investigation into literature produced by and for the Negro people with a view to assisting in the publishing of literature for the South African Bantu.

The. result of hisFile Size: 2MB. In this book, Chigwedere introduces several new theories on the origins of the Bantu. The first theory is that the Bantu (people of West and Southern Africa) are not originally from West Africa /Katanga as proposed by Greenberg, Guthrie and other scholars.

He proposes that 4/5(1). BANTU LITERATURE BY D. JABA VU THE LOVEDALE PRESS. THE INFLUENCE OF ENGLISH ON BANTU LITERATURE INTRODUCTION Twenty-four years ago a certain public speaker alleged that to observe in a Bantu book particular parallels to, sometimes plagiarisms from, certain known English books, when a surmise may be ventured as to how far one author.

Most of the book is devoted to an account of the Bantu as they were before affected by the intrusion of western civilisation. Chapters are included on racial origins, habitat, grouping and ethnic history, social organization, individual development, domestic and communal life, economic activities, government and law, religion and magic, music.

Steve Biko (Born Bantu Stephen Biko; Decem –Septem ) was one of South Africa's most significant political activists and a leading founder of South Africa's Black Consciousness death in police detention in led to his being hailed a martyr of the anti-apartheid : Alistair Boddy-Evans.

Lovedale has pubiished the overwhelming majority of the classics of Xhosa literature in the twentieth century (see Shepherd "Lovedale and literature").

From toduring the heyday of this publishing enterprise, Shepherd served as director of the Press. In.

Four African literatures: Xhosa, Sotho, Zulu, Amharic. Albert S. Gérard. Four African literatures: Xhosa, Sotho, Zulu, Amharic Addis Ababa Afawarq African literature African writers Amharic literature Bantu Bantu languages Basutoland born British Cape Town century Chaka Christian church creative writing culture customs Dhlomo Dingane.

) Bantu Literature: Classification and Reviews () and The Influence of English Literature on Bantu literature (), Benedict Wallet Vilakazi's "Some Aspects of Zulu Literature" (), and C.

L. S. Nyembezi's () A Review of Zulu literature (). Besides these preliminary mapping out of theFile Size: 23KB.Ruth Perry, Professor of Literature at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is working on a book tentatively titled "Novel Relations: A History of the Family and the Novel in English Society Author: Georges Mabille.

A few examples include Nhlanhla Maake, “CM Doke and the Development of Bantu Literature,” African Stud no. 2 (): 77–88; R. G. S. Makalima, “The First Fifty Years of the Written Literature of Xhosa,” Fort Hare Papers 8, no.

2 (): 34–45; Jeff Opland, “Fighting with the Pen: The Appropriation of the Press by Early Author: Elizabeth le Roux.