Literator is an influential, frequently cited, peer reviewed and open access journal. It is accredited since 1988. Literator publish research articles and essays on linguistics and literature in general but is focused on the study and comparative study of South African languages and literatures and other cultural phenomena across language, media and cultural boundaries. View our Editorial Team.

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Original Research

A survey of undergraduate students’ attitudes towards studying isiZulu at university  
Nontobeko T. Mbatha, Thabo Ditsele, Linda van Huyssteen, Christopher Rwodzi
18 October 2018

Original Research

An inter-semiotic approach to translation: Leonard Cohen in Afri-Kaans  
Suezette Opperman, Marlie van Rooyen, Kobus Marais
15 October 2018

Book Review

Heruitgawe van ’n literêr-historiese kernbundel  
Bernardus J. Odendaal
11 October 2018


Het afschalen van het Afrikaans: Een politieke stommiteit  
Jacques Van Keymeulen
27 September 2018

Original Research

Norme vir huidiglik  
Gerhard B. van Huyssteen
27 September 2018