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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
The ghost of Afrikaner identity in Ancestral voicesLeap year and The long silence of Mario Salviati (Etienne van Heerden)
Mariëtte van Graan
Vol 38, No 2 (2017), 12 pages
Published: 2017-04-28

Review Article
I am/am I an African? A relational reading of Diaspora and Identity in South African Fiction by J.U. Jacobs
Miki Flockemann
Vol 38, No 1 (2017), 9 pages
Published: 2017-04-28

Original Research
‘Speaking’ and ‘silence’ in the memoirs of Petronella van Heerden
Lizelle Smit
Vol 38, No 1 (2017), 11 pages
Published: 2017-04-28

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

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