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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Book Review

Sederoman sorg vir ’n donker, boeiende leeservaring  
Alettie van den Heever
28 June 2018

Book Review

Spieëlbeeld – Franz Marx: In dié spieël moet jy kyk  
Jo-Riëtte Jacobs
28 June 2018

Book Review

Empathy, enemies and present participles: A review of Justify the enemy: Becoming human in South Africa  
Sara Thackwray
21 June 2018

Original Research

Considering the alternative: Bakhtin’s carnivalesque and convergence of worlds of animals and humans in Yann Martel’s Life of Pi  
Susan Marais
20 June 2018


Dr Kobayashi’s dream  
Charika Swanepoel
19 June 2018