TITLE

'MEN SELLING THEIR SOULS & THE FUTURE - & FATE WATCHING THEM': OLIVE SCHREINER ON UNION

AUTHOR(S)
Stanley, Liz; Dampier, Helen
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Quarterly Bulletin of the National Library of South Africa;Jul-Sep2010, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p121
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses South African writer Olive Schreiner, focusing on her political writings and her views on the 1910 Union of South Africa. It examines her letters, her writings in the "Transvaal Leader" newspaper, and her essay "Closer Union." The author comments on Schreiner's stances on black and coloured political rights, labor, and economic inequality, especially noting her support for suffrage for black and coloured South Africans and women. Her correspondents included her sister, Ettie Stakesby-Lewis, and her brother, Will Schreiner, the Prime Minister of South Africa.
ACCESSION #
59285428

 

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