Eugène Nielen Marais was a South African lawyer, naturalist, poet and writer. He has been His book Die Siel van die Mier (The Soul of the Ant but usually given in English as the Soul of the White Ant) was plagiarised by Nobel laureate. Sedert die tweede druk van die tweede uitgawe in was Die siel van die mier egter slegs as ‘n skaars tweedehandse eksemplaar beskikbaar. Hierdie. This essay traces two research programmes in broad strokes. Both programmes start from the same observation — the behaviour of an ant (or termite) colony.
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Vie, he was struck down in this tropical area by malaria and, before the supplies could be delivered to the Boers, the war ended. Marais brooded at the time of the scandal: Contact Us Send Feedback. When asked why he took drugs, he variously pleaded ill health, insomnia and, later, the death of his young wife as a result of the birth of his only child. Books in pristine condition. The book is excellent value for money.
DIE SIEL VAN DIE MIER. Eugene Marais. 1948. Africana
It is alleged that Maeterlinck had come across Eugene Marais’ series of articles, and that it would have been easy for Maeterlinck to translate from Afrikaans to French, since Maeterlinck knew Dutch and had already made several translations from Dutch into French before.
When the Boer War broke out inhe was put on parole as mir enemy alien in London. He began taking opiates at an early age and graduated to morphine then considered to be non-habit forming and safe very soon thereafter.
O cold is the slight wind, and keen.
“Siel van die mier” : reflections on the battle for ‘scholarly’ intelligence
Item Location South Africa. The Soul of the Ape: Winifred de Kock in London about Maeterlinck, in which he wrote that.
Maeterlinck’s book, with almost identical content,  was published in Retrieved from ” https: For those who are familiar with the dark moods of certain of Marais’ poems, there is a black irony here; in Zulu, Pelindaba means ‘the end of the business’ dje although the more common interpretation is ‘Place of great gatherings’.
Most of us listen to music, even though it might be different kinds of music. That said, Marais was a long-term morphine addict and suffered from melancholy, insomnia, depression and feelings of isolation. Kreatiewe Platvorm vir Afrikaans. He did so on the farm Pelindababelonging to his friend Gustav Preller. Hardcover with dust jacket Pages: Basic Survival Tips You might be thinking: To the sile edge of the lands, spread through the scorched sands, new seed-grass is stirring like beckoning hands.
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He cie acknowledged as the father of the scientific study of the behaviour of animals, known as Ethology. The essay suggests that the current emphasis vam inquiry at tertiary education institutions embraces utility to the extent that it displaces pure insight — and hence the ability to explain and, ultimately, the ability to teach. Strongly recommended seller that goes the extra mile. This is a common error in translating the poem and misses the point Marais was making: Speakers Most of us listen to music, even though it might be different kinds of music.
Below follows a translation by Farrell Hope, which may closer reflect the original Afrikaans idiom. We cannot all like the same music. He attended school in Pretoria, Boshof and Paarland much of his early education was in English, as were his earliest poems.
O the small wind is frigid and spare and bright in the dim light and bare as wide as God’s merciful boon the veld lies in sidl and gloom and on the high lands spread through burnt bands the grass-seed, astir, is like beckoning hands.
Those who admitted the involvement of our moral instincts and corrupting intellect in producing the upset state of the human condition and who attempted to explain how those elements produced that upset psychosis.
Internally clean, well bound copy with some foxing to edges of pages. Both programmes start from doe same observation — the behaviour of an ant or termite colony and the ability of the ant dle to act in a collective manner to achieve goals that the individual ant cannot. A passion for books and a passion for collecting fine editions was the recipe that created the successful group of bookshops in Johannesburg called Bookdealers.