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Literator is an influential, frequently cited, peer reviewed and open access journal. It is accredited since 1988. Literator publishes research articles and essays on linguistics and literature in general, but is focused on the study and comparative study of South African languages and literatures and other cultural phenomena across language, media and cultural boundaries.


  • Phil van Schalkwyk, North-West University, South Africa
  • Ian Bekker, North-West University, South Africa

Society affiliation: The Literator Society (South Africa).

Latest articles

Original Research
Testing the impact of known variables on the attitudes held by Setswana L1-speaking university students towards their L1
Thabo Ditsele
Vol 38, No 1 (2017), 15 pages
Published: 2017-06-28

Original Research
Strategies used in the translation of fixed expressions in magazines: A comparison of selected texts with Afrikaans as source language and South African English as target language
Alan Murdoch
Vol 38, No 2 (2017), 9 pages
Published: 2017-06-27

Book Review
Welkome Afrikaanse keur van Anna Enquist se poësie
Marni Bonthuys
Vol 38, No 1 (2017), 2 pages
Published: 2017-06-23

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ISSN: 0258-2279 (print) | ISSN: 2219-8237 (online)

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