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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

Book Review
Syferfontein, ’n plaastragedie van selfsug en woede aanmekaargesit
Neil van Heerden
Vol 38, No 1 (2017), 2 pages
Published: 2017-04-03

Original Research
Strategies for building wordnets for under-resourced languages: The case of African languages
Sonja E. Bosch, Marissa Griesel
Vol 38, No 1 (2017), 12 pages
Published: 2017-03-31

Original Research
Diversity, variation and fairness: Equivalence in national level language assessments
Albert Weideman, Colleen du Plessis, Sanet Steyn
Vol 38, No 1 (2017), 9 pages
Published: 2017-03-30

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

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