Ingrid Jonker

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JONKER, Ingrid (1933 – 1965), was a South African poet. Although she wrote in Afrikaans, her poems have been widely translated into other languages. Jonker has reached iconic status in South Africa and is often called the South African Sylvia Plath, owing to the intensity of her work and the tragic course of her turbulent life.

She wrote one play (one-act) 'n Seun na my Hart ("A son after my heart") about a mother's illusions about her handicapped son.

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