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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Places called home  
Phil van Schalkwyk
30 November 2023

Original Research

A depiction of Maphalla’s message in his poems: The case of Ke ikopela tokoloho and Mahlo a ka tutuboloha  
Ntsoaki T. Mokala, Soyiso G. Khethoa
30 November 2023

Reviewer Acknowledgement

Acknowledgement to Reviewers  
Editorial Office
29 November 2023

Original Research

Basotho accordion music’s influence on Seema’s life: Capturing Africana woman’s strength  
Ntsoaki T. Mokala, Lihotetso G. Matee, Mabohlokoa M.T. Khanyetsi
27 October 2023

Original Research

Communication challenges faced by customers who are less proficient in English and Afrikaans at two South African state-owned enterprises  
Lungisani Xolani Khumalo, Thabo Ditsele, Christopher Rwodzi
27 July 2023

Original Research

Lexical similarities between Khelobedu dialect and Tshivenḓa and Sepedi languages  
Tebogo J. Rakgogo, Itani P. Mandende
31 May 2023

Original Research

‘If the desert could speak’: The karretjiemense of the Karoo in My Children Have Faces  
Isabel B. Rawlins, Myrtle J. Hooper
15 May 2023

Original Research

Perception changes over time on the usefulness of language learning strategies  
Luis A. Lancho Perea
28 April 2023

Original Research

Transgressive body in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah  
Omotola T. Adeyelure, Alwyn P. Roux
17 March 2023

Original Research

Language maintenance and shift among amaBhaca of Umzimkhulu, KwaZulu-Natal  
Yanga L.P. Majola, Zempilo S. Gumede, Nontobeko T. Mbatha
24 February 2023
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Event: Open Access Week 2023 - Embracing community over commercialisation


AOSIS is celebrating Open Access Week 2023! This year’s theme, ‘Community over Commercialisation’, aligns with our mission to democratise scholarly knowledge. We’ve curated three articles on open access  for you, please select each heading to read the full article:
1. Open access: A bridge to public interest amid commercialisation
2. Community over commercialisation: Combating knowledge monopolies in scholarly publishing
3. Knowledge for all: The rise and impact of open publishing platforms
By reading these articles, you’ll expand your horizons and deepen your understanding of the open access landscape.

Posted: 2023-10-23

Event: Experience the excitement of AOSIS Laureatus Awards 2023: Videos now available for viewing!


We are pleased to announce that the AOSIS Laureatus Awards 2023 videos are ready for viewing. This year’s awards, divided into three videos, is hosted by AOSIS’ Executive Chairman, Dr Pierre de Villiers, and our Chief Executive Officer, Cecile de Villiers. The three award categories are the Journal Indexing Awards, Journal Article Citations Awards, and the Book Downloads Awards. We invite you to join us to recognise the remarkable achievements of our editors and authors at the AOSIS Laureatus Awards (click here). We eagerly anticipate observing the remarkable accomplishments that our editors and authors will achieve this year.

Posted: 2023-10-26

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