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A searing indictment of the rigid Boer social conventions of the 19th century, the first great South African novel chronicles the adventures of 3 childhood friends who defy societal repression. The novel's unorthodox views on religion and marriage aroused widespread controversy upon its 1883 publication.

Synopsis:

The first great South African novel chronicles the adventures of 3 childhood friends who defy societal repression. A gripping indictment of the rigid Boer social conventions of the 19th-century.

Synopsis:

Lyndall, Schreiner's articulate young feminist, marks the entry of the controversial New Woman into nineteenth-century fiction. Raised as an orphan amid a makeshift family, she witnesses an intolerable world of colonial exploitation. Her only friends are Em and Waldo, children with destinies and longings very different from her own.

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ISBN:
9780486401652
Author:
Schreiner, Olive
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Location:
Mineola, N.Y. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Africa
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
Sagas
Subject:
Young women
Subject:
Feminists
Subject:
Farm life -- Africa, Southern -- Fiction.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
African
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Publication Date:
19980131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.53 lb

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The first great South African novel chronicles the adventures of 3 childhood friends who defy societal repression. A gripping indictment of the rigid Boer social conventions of the 19th-century.
"Synopsis" by , Lyndall, Schreiner's articulate young feminist, marks the entry of the controversial New Woman into nineteenth-century fiction. Raised as an orphan amid a makeshift family, she witnesses an intolerable world of colonial exploitation. Her only friends are Em and Waldo, children with destinies and longings very different from her own.
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