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Marlene van Niekerk

Marlene van Niekerk is a South African author who is best known for her novel Triomf. [1]

26 relations: Afrikaans, Afrikaner, Apartheid, Caledon, Western Cape, Claude Lévi-Strauss, Dutch language, Hertzog Prize, Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, Ingrid Jonker Prize, Johannesburg, List of African writers by country, Mainz, Memorandum, Michiel Heyns, Paul Ricœur, Riviersonderend, Sol Plaatje Prize for Translation, Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch University, Stuttgart, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Tin House, University of South Africa, University of the Witwatersrand, University of Zululand, Western Cape.

Afrikaans

Afrikaans is one of the official languages of South Africa.

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Afrikaner

Afrikaners are a Southern African ethnic group descended from predominantly Dutch settlers first arriving in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

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Apartheid

Apartheid (an Afrikaans word meaning "the state of being apart", literally "apart-hood") was a system of racial segregation in South Africa enforced through legislation by the National Party (NP), the governing party from 1948 to 1994.

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Caledon, Western Cape

Caledon is a town in the Overberg region in the Western Cape province of South Africa, located about east of Cape Town next to mineral-rich hot springs.

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Claude Lévi-Strauss

Claude Lévi-Strauss (28 November 1908 – 30 October 2009) was a French anthropologist and ethnologist whose work was key in the development of the theory of structuralism and structural anthropology.

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Dutch language

Dutch is a West Germanic language that is spoken in the European Union by about 23 million people as a first language—including most of the population of the Netherlands and about sixty percent of that of Belgium—and by another 5 million as a second language.

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Hertzog Prize

The Hertzog Prize or (Hertzogprys) is an annual award given to Afrikaans-language writers by the South African Academy for the Sciences and Arts (Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns), formerly the South African Academy for Language, Literature and Arts (Zuid-Afrikaanse Akademie voor Wetenschap, Letteren en Kunst).

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Independent Foreign Fiction Prize

The Independent Foreign Fiction Prize (1990-2015) was a British literary award.

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Ingrid Jonker Prize

The Ingrid Jonker Prize is a literary prize for the best debut work of Afrikaans or English poetry.

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Johannesburg

Johannesburg (also known as Jozi, Jo'burg, eGoli, and Joeys, and abbreviated as JHB) is the largest city in South Africa.

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List of African writers by country

This is a list of prominent and notable writers from Africa.

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Mainz

Mainz (Mogontiacum) (Mayence), formerly known in English as Mentz, is the capital of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany.

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Memorandum

A memorandum (abbrev.: memo) was from the Latin verbal phrase memorandum est, the gerundive form of the verb memoro, "to mention, call to mind, recount, relate", which means "It must be remembered (that)...". It is therefore a note, document or other communication that helps the memory by recording events or observations on a topic, such as may be used in a business office.

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Michiel Heyns

Michiel Heyns (2 December 1943) is a South African author, translator and academic.

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Paul Ricœur

Paul Ricœur (27 February 1913 – 20 May 2005) was a French philosopher best known for combining phenomenological description with hermeneutics.

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Riviersonderend

Riviersonderend is a small town in the Overberg region of the Western Cape, South Africa, about east of Cape Town.

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Sol Plaatje Prize for Translation

The Sol Plaatje Prize for Translation is a bi-annual prize, first awarded in 2007, for translation of prose or poetry into English from any of the other South African official languages.

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Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch Thomas Baldwin, 1852.

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Stellenbosch University

Stellenbosch University (formally University of Stellenbosch; Universiteit van Stellenbosch) is a leading public research university situated in the town of Stellenbosch, South Africa.

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Stuttgart

Stuttgart (Swabian: Schduagert) is the capital and largest city of the state of Baden-Württemberg in southwest Germany.

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Thus Spoke Zarathustra

Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for All and None (Also sprach Zarathustra: Ein Buch für Alle und Keinen, also translated as Thus Spake Zarathustra) is a philosophical novel by German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, composed in four parts between 1883 and 1885 and published between 1883 and 1891.

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Tin House

Tin House is an American literary magazine and book publisher based in Portland, Oregon, and New York City.

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University of South Africa

The University of South Africa is the largest university on the African continent and attracts a third of all higher education students in South Africa.

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University of the Witwatersrand

The University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, is a multi-campus South African public research university situated in the northern areas of central Johannesburg.

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University of Zululand

The University of Zululand (also known as Unizulu) is the only comprehensive tertiary educational institution north of the Tugela River in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

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Western Cape

The Western Cape (Wes-Kaap, iNtshona Kapa) is a province of South Africa, situated in the south-western part of the country.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marlene_van_Niekerk

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