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The significance of Basotho philosophy of development as expressed in their proverbs
(Indilinga African journal of indigenous knowledge systems, 2012)
This article examines Basotho indigenous knowledge systems particularly in the way that they are embedded in proverbs, as containing a philosophy of their development. It seeks to analyse the pre-colonial Basotho's perspective ...
Sophonia Machabe Mofokeng's Leetong: a metonymy for political repression in South Africa
(UNISA Press co-publishing agreement with Routledge/Taylor & Francis, 2012)
Mofokeng's volume of short stories, Leetong [On a Journey], is traditionally read as satire on repression in general and on South Africa in particular. The title, Leetong, has become a part of the conceptual political ...
Serote s Come and hope with me as Testimony
(Taylor & Francis, 2011)
This article explores Serote’s poem Come and hope with me (1994) as a form of transformation. This long poem written during the nineties is characterized by a quality of reassessment of re-writing history. South African ...
Freedom and culture in Maphalla’s translation of Kipling’s ‘If’ into Sesotho
A translation is generally regarded as a transportation of the message from one text into another such that, in prototypical cases, the content of the original or source text is preserved in the target text. Any translation ...
The world view of Khaketla's novel mosadi a nkhola
(Taylor & Francis, 2012)
Khaketla emphasises the essential and inner qualities of the medium of his novel Mosadi a nkhola (‘The wife brought calamity upon me’) as based on his convictions of the supremacy of art over all other means of expression ...