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Celebrating Bosman : a centenary selection of Herman Charles Bosmans' stories

Author: Herman Charles Bosman; Patrick Mynhardt
Publisher: Johannesburg, South Africa : Wits University Press, 2005.
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Herman Charles Bosman, was one of South Africa's best-loved and most popular writers. This collection contains stories of the wars and loves, prejudices and insights of a backveld Afrikaner  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bosman, Herman Charles, 1905-1951.
Celebrating Bosman.
Johannesburg, South Africa : Wits University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)607637351
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Charles Bosman; Patrick Mynhardt
ISBN: 186814416X 9781868144167
OCLC Number: 58799642
Description: 219 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Herman Charles Bosman: a brief biography --
Cold stone jug (a condensed stage adaptation by Patrick Mynhardt) --
From: A cask of Jerepigo. The old magistrate's court --
Johannesburg --
The standard theatre --
Playing sane --
Street processions --
Reminiscences --
Home town --
Veld story --
Marico revisited --
From: Tales of the Boer War. The affair at Ysterspruit --
Mafeking Road --
The traitor's wife --
Peaches ripening in the sun --
From: Bosman at his best. Birth certificate --
The picture of Gysbert Jonker --
From: Unto dust. My first love --
The brothers --
Wind in the trees --
The clay-pit --
Cometh comet --
Sold down the river --
Dopper and Papist --
Funeral earth --
Unto dust --
From: Mafeking Road. Willem Prinsloo's peach brandy --
Makapan's caves --
Drieka and the moon --
Veld maiden --
The music-maker --
In the withaak's shade --
The rooinek --
From: A Bekkersdal marathon. A Bekkersdal marathon.
Responsibility: compiled by Patrick Mynhardt.

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