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The Dassie And the Hunter

A South African Meeting

by Jeff Opland

  • 320 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by University of Kwazulu Natal Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Poetry & poets: from c 1900 -,
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Ibo (Igbo),
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • African,
  • Literary,
  • Biography,
  • Griots,
  • History and criticism,
  • Laudatory poetry, Xhosa,
  • Poets, Black,
  • South Africa

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages389
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8648990M
    ISBN 101869140362
    ISBN 109781869140366

    Times journalist Guy Walters is the author of eight books, which include four wartime thrillers, the critically acclaimed Berlin Games and his latest work on Nazi hunting, Hunting Evil. An account of his twenty-nine-year association with Yali-Manisi, The Dassie and the Hunter, was published in PAMELA MASEKO holds a PhD in Sociolinguistics in African Languages from .

    The Deer Hunter (also a really amazing if not incredibly sad film from the 's), is a book which addresses many themes and ideas and really has no one direct meaning/5(16). Focuses on the author's book "The Dassie and the Hunter: A South African Meeting," which is about his association with Thembu praise poet -Manisi. Introduction on the early career of Manisi; Chapter about the strategies of a short story by the poet.

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The dassie and the hunter: a South African meeting. [Jeff Opland] -- "This work chronicles the life, times and poetry of the Xhosa praise poet, the late David Yali-Manisi, and his growing friendship and fruitful working relationship with the author.

As documented by Jeff Opland in The Dassie and the Hunter (UKZN Press), Manisi worked tirelessly and in embattled contexts to address his audiences with demands, criticisms and aspirations they frequently by: 4.

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By D. Wylie. Abstract [From the intoduction]: In this fascinating if not quite fine book Professor Opland, doyen scholar of oral poetries, treads that razor-edged line, devil of all memoirists, between humility and hubris, between open honesty and wallowing in one Author: D.

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Only one team has what it takes to solve the mystery that has plagued historians for centuries. the title The Dassie and the Hunter: A South African Meeting. In the second chapter of the book, I depart from an academic mode of discourse and deploy the strategies of a short story, a stylistic shift towards a more creative response to Manisi's poetry.

I identify myself here through Western European poetry that enters into dialogue with. Dassie Paleis is a bushveld resort, with lots of birds and beautiful indigenous flora set amongst granite hills. Accommodation comprises two-bed units, chalets, a house and a sleeping hall.

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