n South African Journal of Cultural History - Adamastor : Spirit of the Cape of Storms / Espírito do Cabo das Tormentas / Gees van die Stormkaap, O.J.O. Ferreira; Schalk W. Le Roux (Ed.); Roger C. Fisher, D.P.M. Botes, Edna Peres, Giulia Picard-Boswell & Christina E.F. Von Reiche (Transl.) : book review

Volume 23, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1018-0745



Ferreira's book is a study from canto 5, stanzas 37 to 60, in a free English translation accompanied by the original Portuguese and a translation in Afrikaans. Of great interest, is the part containing the story of the Portuguese trying to round the Cape with Adamastor as their mythical antagonist.

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