Original Articles

The literary history of space and character in the Sesotho novel

Published in: South African Journal of African Languages
Volume 23, issue 2, 2003 , pages: 95–110
DOI: 10.1080/02572117.2003.10587209
Author(s): SM Moeketsi, South Africa, NS ZuluDepartment of African languages, South Africa

Abstract

This article is about the history of literary space and character in selected Sesotho novels from 1907 to 1999. Our contention is that the historical development of literary space and character in the Sesotho novel can be placed in three broad categories: the space of travelling characters, the space of migrating characters and space as an abstraction

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