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n English in Africa - An Irish gentleman in Africa : the ambiguous political and cultural identity of Sir Percy FitzPatrick

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Abstract

The South African writer and statesman, Sir Percy FitzPatrick, was born on 24 July 1862 of Irish parentage at King William's Town in the Cape Colony. He acquired fame in South Africa and abroad as a writer of colonial tales of exotic adventure in the Kipling or Rider Haggard mode (Cornwell, "Textual Source" 2; MacKenzie, 57). His most famous work is the hunting tale, (1907), aimed at and dedicated to "the likkle people" but something of a cult novel, regarded as a classic of South African literature.

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2004-05-01
2016-12-09
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