South Africa has 3 mayor literacy traditionsdeveloped in English, Aafrikaans and Bantu.South African literature in English begins withthe publication in 1883 of
The Story of an African Farm
Olive Schreiner (1855-1920)
South African novelist, whosemost famous novel is The Storyof an African Farm (1883).Olive Schreiner was a centralfigure in the development ofmodern Anglophone literaturein Southern Africa. She was aradical liberal and pacifist, sheopposed racism, and struggledfor women's rights.