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Department of the Languages and Cultures of Africa

Professor Jeff Opland

BA, BSc, MA, PhD (Cape Town)

Overview

Jeff Opland
Department of the Languages and Cultures of Africa

Visiting Professor of African Language Literatures

Centre for Translation Studies (CTS)

Member, Centre for Translation Studies

Name:
Professor Jeff Opland
Email address:
Address:
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
432
Office Hours:
Tuesdays 3-4pm

Teaching

Courses Taught
PhD Students supervised
  • Darryl Nel, The 'Tokoloshe' and cultural identity in post-Apartheid South Africa

Publications

Book Chapters

Opland, Jeff (2012) 'The image of the book in Xhosa oral poetry.' In: Print, text & book cultures in South Africa. Johannesburg: Wits University Press, pp. 286-305.

Opland, Jeff (2012) 'Xhosa poetry.' In: Greene, Roland, (ed.), The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics 4th ed. Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press, pp. 1544-1545.

Opland, Jeff (2012) 'Abantu-Batho and the Xhosa poets.' In: Limb, Peter, (ed.), The People’s Paper: A Centenary History and Anthology of Abantu-Batho. Johannesburg: Wits University Press, pp. 201-225.

Articles

Opland, Jeff and McAllister, Patrick A. (2010) 'The Xhosa imbongi as trickster.' Journal of African Cultural Studies, 22 (2). pp. 157-167.

Opland, Jeff (2007) 'The first novel in Xhosa.' Research in African Literatures, 38 (4). pp. 87-110.

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