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The Wisdom of Water: A Selection | Poetry & Poetry Anthologies

Wilma Stockenström

Human & Rousseau

A selection from the poems of one of the most important Afrikaans poets and twice Hertzog Prizewinner. The translations were done by well-known poet Johann de Lange and approved by the author. Her poetic voice is an elegant one, delicate, honest, down to earth and often humorous. From the veins of rivers /the land bleeds into me. /I am the blender of secret /dishes in my dark kitchens. (from The sea speaks)

What the critics say of her poetry: A pure poetic vision, full of a sense of wonder, strong, intelligent, ingenious simplicity, earthy, ironical.

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The Wisdom of Water: A Selection | Poetry & Poetry Anthologies


Author: Wilma Stockenström
Category: Poetry & Poetry Anthologies
ISBN: 9780798147491
Date Released: 02 March 2007
Price (incl. VAT): R 235.00
Format: Softcover, 72 pp

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Wilma Stockenström


Wilma Stockenström is one of the most important authors in Afrikaans. She has published 5 novels, 7 collections of poems and one drama. She received the Hertzog...

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