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9781444661750 - Dreams - Olive Schreiner
9781444661750 - Dreams - Olive Schreiner
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Dreams

A collection of short stories written by South African writer Olive Schreiner. Containing eleven short stories inspired by Schreiner’s dreams and her experiences living on a South African farm.

SKU: 9781444661750 Categories: Fiction | Biographical | Women's Fiction | Short Stories & Anthologies |

Description

Originally published in 1924, “Dreams” is a collection of short stories written by South African writer Olive Schreiner. Her second book, “Dreams” contains eleven short stories inspired by Schreiner’s dreams and her experiences living on a South African farm. Olive Schreiner (1855–1920) was a South African anti-war campaigner, intellectual, and author most famous for her highly-acclaimed novel “The Story of an African Farm” (1883), which deals with such issues as existential independence, agnosticism, individualism, and the empowerment of women. Other notable works by this author include: “Closer Union: a Letter on South African Union and the Principles of Government” (1909), and “Woman and Labour” (1911). Read & Co. Classics is proudly republishing these classic short stories now in a new edition complete with a specially-commissioned new biography of the author.

Book Details

Author

Olive Schreiner

Imprint

Read & Co. Classics

ISBN

9781444661750, 9781528791441

Formats Available

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Pages

78

Publication Date

27 August 2016

Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 in

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