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Biographies (5)

3,972 words, approx. 14 pages
With the publication of The Story of an African Farm in 1883, Olive Emilie Albertina Schreiner became the first major South African writer in the English language. Lyndall, the novel's female protagon... Read more
6,342 words, approx. 22 pages
Though better known for The Story of an African Farm (1883), a vivid description of provincial, stolid Boer (Afrikaner) society, Olive Schreiner also was the author of many shorter works of fiction. B... Read more
3,187 words, approx. 11 pages
Born at the Wittenbergen mission station near Basutoland in the Cape Colony of South Africa, Olive Schreiner was the ninth of twelve children of Gottlob and Rebecca Schreiner, a missionary couple. Got... Read more
6,713 words, approx. 23 pages
South African novelist, feminist, and political polemicist Olive Schreiner has exerted a profound and continuing influence on many generations of thinkers and writers in South Africa, Europe, and the ... Read more
1,888 words, approx. 7 pages
Author of what most consider the first great novel--The Story of an African Farm--to come out of South Africa, Olive Schreiner (1855-1920) is perhaps equally well remembered as an eloquent spokesman f... Read more
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