n English in Africa - The Dassie and the Hunter : A South African Meeting, by Jeff Opland : book review
|Article Title||The Dassie and the Hunter : A South African Meeting, by Jeff Opland : book review|
|© Publisher:||Institute for the Study of English in Africa (ISEA)|
|Journal||English in Africa|
|Publication Date||Oct 2005|
|Pages||247 - 251|
To include in your own book praises sung for you by a man whom you yourself hail as the greatest South African poet ... could come across as fatally self-indulgent. Happily, the izibongo themselves include that affectionately sniping epithet, "bed-bug," the slightly wry, tongue-in-cheek bemusement at the persistence of this tape-recorder-bedecked, red-skinned researcher.
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