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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).

Current Issue: 2016

At Literator, individual articles are published as soon as they are ready for publication by adding them to the table of contents of the 'current' volume and issue. The current issue: Vol 37, No 1 (2016)

Latest articles

Book Review
Waar die oog van stil word ‘loop die hart van […] vol’
Anné Engelbrecht
Vol 38, No 1 (2017), 2 pages
Published: 2017-02-21

Book Review
In ligte laaie se gedigte sing soos ’n feniks deur vlamme bevry van die oortollige
Karen de Wet
Vol 38, No 1 (2017), 2 pages
Published: 2017-02-17

Book Review
Tirza: ’n Resensie
Nelba Vercuil
Vol 38, No 1 (2017), 2 pages
Published: 2017-02-17

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

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