Fonds BC1040 - Modikwe Dikobe Letters

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ZA UCT BC1040

Title

Modikwe Dikobe Letters

Date(s)

  • 1984-1990 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

ca.20 items

Name of creator

(1913-)

Biographical history

Modikwe Dikobe (pseudonym of Marks Rammitloa, born 1913, Seabe, north-central Transvaal) was a novelist, poet, trade unionist and squatter leader in Johannesburg, South Africa in the 1940s. He worked as a hawker, clerk, domestic servant and night watchman.

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Donor: Kelwyn Sole and Abner Nyamende

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Letters written to Kelwyn Sole, between 1984 and 1990 in response to his questions about Dikobe's book, The Marabi Dance. There are 13 letters.
- ALSO -
Two letters written to Abner Nyamende, Department of African Languages, in response to his questions about The Marabi Dance.

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  • English

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2013

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  • English

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