The Poetry of B.W. Vilakazi

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Van Schaik, 1984 - 246 pages
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Why is Vilakazi regarded to be the most successful of modern Zulu poets? That is the question the author answers in The Poetry of B.W. Vilakazi, a pioneering work on modern Zulu poetry.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Formative influences
15
Use of traditional prose narratives
29
Biblical influences
47
Historical poems
60
On nature
82
Conclusion
97
Death
110
Conclusion
148
Personification
170
Conclusion
187
Form
188
Rhyme
203
Rhythm
220
Conclusion
235
Copyright

Nostalgia
127

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