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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
Voor-bode (2015) bevestig Cas Vos se konsekwente bydrae tot die Afrikaanse poësie
Ihette Jacobs
Vol 38, No 1 (2017), 2 pages
Published: 2017-02-28

Original Research
Reading Zimbabwe’s structural and political violence through the trope of the unnameable and unnamed in Brian Chikwava’s Harare North
Gugulethu Siziba
Vol 38, No 1 (2017), 9 pages
Published: 2017-02-24

Reisverslag in twee stemme en agt gedigte
Carina van der Walt, Emma Crebolder
Vol 38, Nr. 1 (2017), 4 pages
Published: 2017-02-23

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

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