264 pp., illus, paperback, Cape Town, 2012.
A collection of essays on the life and work of poet, critic and teacher Don Maclennan.
Don Maclennan was born in London in 1929 and came to South Africa with his family in 1938. He taught philosophy and English at the University of Cape Town and the University of the Witwatersrand before accepting a lectureship in English at Rhodes University in 1966, where he taught until his retirement in 1994. He died in 2009. He published some twenty volumes of poetry as well as plays, short stories and scholarly works. He won the Pringle Award and the 1997 Sanlam Prize for his collection, "Solstice".
Craig MacKenzie is Professor of English at the University of Johannesburg.
Dan Wylie is Professor of English at Rhodes University.