Olive Schreiner

Olive Schreiner

Biography Olive Schreiner (1855 - 1920)

South African author

Was born on 24 mar 1855.
Died on 11 dec 1920, at 65 years old.
Origin country South Africa
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Pacifist and political activist, she is best known for her novel The Story of an African Farm, which has been acclaimed for the manner it debates the issues of its day, the treatment of women.


Dreams, 1890
Dream Life and Real Life, 1893
The Political Situation in Cape Colony, 1895 (with S.C. Cronwright-Schreiner)
Trooper Peter Halket of Mashonaland, 1897
An English South African Woman's View of the Situation, 1899
A Letter on the Jew, 1906
Closer Union: a Letter on South African Union and the Principles of Government, 1909
Woman and Labour, 1911
Thoughts on South Africa, 1923
Stories, Dreams and Allegories, 1923
From Man to Man, 1926
Undine, 1929
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No good work is ever done while the heart is hot and...

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Olive Schreiner

Power! Did you ever hear of men being asked whether other...

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How hard it is to make your thoughts look anything but...

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Everything has two sides - the outside that is...

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