The Manifestation of Cultural Diversity in South Africa’s Northern Sotho Novel: Megokgo ya lethabo (Tears of joy)

By Lepono Peter Boshego.

Published by The Diversity Collection

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The texts concern lovers who are separated by social, political, economic barriers and parental disapproval. Cultural diversity between different worldviews is presented.

Keywords: Politics of Diversity in Marriages, Cultural Diversity, Marriages (traditional and modern), Rites of passage, Separation, Transition and Incorporation

International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations, Volume 5, Issue 6, pp.141-146. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 853.938KB).

Dr Lepono Peter Boshego

Dr Lepono Peter Boshego has presented papers both in national and international conferences. He was a member of the Senate of the University South Africa (Representing: African Languages) 1999-2001. Chairperson: Undergraduate Tuition Committee - Department of African Languages. UNISA. Chairperson of Northern Sotho National Language Body (NLB). Chairperson of Gauteng Province Geographical Names Committee. Appointed member of the Gauteng Provincial Language Committee ( PanSALB & the MEC for Arts & Culture): Gauteng Province - Representing Northern Sotho. Appointed member of the Board of Directors of the National Lexicography Units - Northern Sotho. Research team leader: The Lovedu language project. PUBLICATIONS: Editor of the translation of Nelson Mandela’s 'Long Walk to Freedom' from English to Northern Sotho. 'Mosupatsela' School Manuals for Std 10 (Northern Sotho Literature), Dept of Education and Training, L Sikwane Publishers; 'Setting in I T Maditsi's short stories', South African Journal of African Languages, Vol 15; 'Clarity and effective communication: The nature and aim of I T Maditsi's use of figurative language', South African Journal of African Languages, Vol 6(2); 'Place and Time in JRL Rafapa’s Novels'; submitted for publication in the Festschrift: 'Back to Roots – Some Perspectives in African Languages literature', Unisa Press.

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