In a telegram dated 29 April 1963, thirty-year-old Ingrid Jonker thanks Andre Brink, a young novelist of twenty-eight, for flowers and a letter he sent her. In the more than two hundred letters that followed this telegram, one of South African literatureÆs most famous love affairs unfolds. JonkerÆs final letter to Brink is dated 18 April 1965.
Op 29 April 1963 stuur Ingrid Jonker Æn telegram aan Andre P. Brink om dankie te se vir blomme en Æn brief wat hy vir haar gestuur het. Hulle het mekaar Æn paar dae tevore ontmoet. Hy was agt-en-twintig; sy Æn jaar ouer. So begin Æn briewewisseling tussen twee skrywers wat duur tot sy laaste brief aan haar in April 1965.
Presents the letters of Henry James, one of the great novelists and letter writers of the English language. Aimed at students of James and of American and English literature, culture and criticism, this work reflects on a range of topics - from James' own life and literary projects to questions on art, literature, and criticism.
Covers James Madison's tenure in the office of Secretary of State, a period in which the bulk of his correspondence dealt with US relations with Great Britain, France, and Spain. In addition to his official correspondence, this volume contains Madison's personal letters. Annotation and a detailed index provide access to people, places, and events.