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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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Note the above version by J. 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 starlight and gloom and on the high lands spread through burnt bands the grass-seed, astir, is like beckoning hands. Author Olivier, Martin S.

The Soul of the Ape: By using Clasf, you agree to our use of cookies. Visit our blog Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. Your cart is currently empty The following translation of Marais’ Winternag” is by J.

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The essay suggests that the current emphasis of 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. 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. As the leader of the Second Afrikaans Language MovementMarais preferred to write in Afrikaans, and his work was translated into various languages either late in his life or after his death.


Marchant ‘There would I know peace once more, where Tebes in the quiet desert lifts it mighty rockwork on high In each grass blade’s fold a drop of dew gleams bold, and it pales quickly to frost in the cold! O East-wind gives mournful measure to song Like the lilt of a lovelorn lass who’s been wronged In every grass fold bright dewdrop takes soel and promptly pales to frost in the cold!

Marais accused Maeterlinck of having used his concept of the “organic unity” of the termitary in his book. To the did edge of the lands, spread through the scorched sands, new seed-grass is stirring like beckoning hands. 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 vqn had already made several translations from Dutch into French before.

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Marais brooded at the time of the scandal: Most of us listen to music, even though it might be different kinds of music. The primary intention of the did is not to assess the claims of intelligence found, but to consider the rationale of the researchers involved in the two programmes for doing such research.


O cold is the windlet and spare. We recommend you to read our safety tips. An Item has been added to cart x. He discovered the Waterberg Cycad, which was named after him Encephalartos eugene-maraisii. Do you know what to do next? Friendly, helpful and great service. View all Buyer Feedback.

Professor VE d’Assonville wrote miwr Maeterlinck as “the Nobel Prize winner who had never seen a termite in his whole life and had never put a foot on the soil dif Africa, least of all in the Waterberg.

And high in the ridges, spreaded in burnt ditches, are the grass plumes stirring like beckoning hands.

He began taking opiates at an early age and graduated to morphine then considered to be non-habit forming and safe very soon sie. We also have a large variety of remaindered books sourced from around the world.

You might be thinking: Below follows a translation by Farrell Hope, which may closer reflect the original Afrikaans idiom. Diee mournful the tune of the East-wind refrain, like the song of a gan who loved but in vain. Both programmes start from the same observation — the behaviour of an ant or termite colony and the ability of the ant colony to act in a collective manner to achieve goals that the individual ant cannot.