A HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICAN LITERATURE, Afrikaans literature, part one: from the 17th to the 19th century, translated from the Polish by Dominika Ferens

: Koch (J.)

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359pp., paperback, First English Language Edition Reprint, Pretoria, (2015) 2022


First published in Poland. Translated into English by Dominika Ferens.

This history is divided into three historical periods: the Dutch colonial period (1652-1795), the British colonial period (first part of the 19th century) and the time of the language movements (latter half of the 19th century).

"A superb work of scholarship: it is thorough, detailed, careful and very readable". Professor Craig MacKenzie, University of Johannesburg

Jerzy Koch is Professor in the Department of Dutch and South African Studies at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland, and Research Fellow at the Free State University, Bloemfontein, South Africa.