1890s People
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Olive Schreiner
By Jade Munslow Ong
South African writer Olive Schreiner became internationally famous following the success of her first novel, The Story of an African Farm (1883). She went on to publish allegories, numerous social and political treatises, public letters, short stories, and an extended feminist polemic entitled Woman and Labour (1911).