Jan Rabie

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Jan Rabie
Born (1920-11-14)14 November 1920
George, Western Cape, South Africa
Died 15 November 2001(2001-11-15) (aged 81)
Onrus
Occupation Novelist
Nationality South African

Jan Sebastian Rabie (14 November 1920 - 15 November 2001) was an Afrikaans writer of short stories, novels and other literary works. He was born in George, and was the writer of twenty-one works. He was included under the Sestigers, a group of influential Afrikaans writers of the 1960s.

Novels[edit]

Note: The English titles are translated from the Afrikaans, and are not available as such.

  • Nog skyn die sterre (Still the stars are shining) (1943)
  • Geen somer (No summer) (1944)
  • Vertrou op môre (Believe in tomorrow) (1946)
  • Die pad na mekaar (The road to one another) (1947)
  • Dakkamer en agterplaas (Attic and backyard) (1957)
  • Swart ster oor die Karoo (Black star over the Karoo) (1957)
  • Ons, die afgod (Us, the idol) (1958)
  • Die groen planeet (The green planet) (1961)
  • Mens-alleen (Man alone) (1963)
  • Die groot anders-maak (The great changing) (1964)
  • Eiland voor Afrika (Island before Africa) (1964)
  • Waar jy sterwe (Where you die) (1966)
  • Klipwieg (Stone crib) (1970)
  • Die hemelblom (The heavenly flower) (1971)
  • Ark (Ark) (1977)
  • Johanna se storie (Johanna's story) (1981)
  • En oseaan (And Ocean) (1985)

Short stories[edit]

  • Een-en-twintig (Twenty-one) (1956)
  • Die roos aan die pels (The rose on the fur) (1966)
  • Versamelverhale (Collected novels) (1980)

Non-fiction[edit]

  • Groen reise (Green travels) (1950)
  • Die evolusie van nasionalisme (The evolution of nationalism) (1960)
  • Polemika, (Polemic) 1957-1965 (1966)
  • ’n Haan vir Eloúnda (A rooster for Eloúnda) (1971)
  • ’n Boek vir Onrus (A book for unrest) (1982)
  • Buidel (Pouch) (1989)
  • Paryse dagboek (Paris diary) (1998)

Young adult novels[edit]

  • Twee strandlopers (Two beachwalkers) (1960)
  • Seeboek van die sonderkossers (Sea book for those without food) (1975)

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