Olive Schreiner’s Letters by Topic
Schreiner’s letters refer to and discuss many major events and social circumstances in Britain, Europe and southern Africa and also concern wider processes of social, economic and political change. Her letters are indeed often direct interventions into these matters - as with her letters to Gandhi, Hofmeyr, Kitchener, Milner - and not just commentary on them. The page for each of the topic headings below will explain what is included in this collection, and take you to the relevant letters. All of these topics deal with matters which were of importance and concern to Olive Schreiner herself and give a good indication of the breath of her interests and involvements.