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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.
 
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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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.
  
 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ingrid_Jonker
 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ingrid_Jonker

Latest revision as of 10:16, 18 January 2019

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.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ingrid_Jonker