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Dramatis Personae

The ‘Dramatis Personae’ provides biographical and other information about all the people to whom Olive Schreiner wrote letters, and also concerning a large number of the people her letters mention as well. Where appropriate and possible, references to the South African and the Oxford dictionaries of national biography and also other relevant publications have been provided.

Just click on the letters of the alphabet below to see the information. In addition, clicking on the live links on people’s names in Olive Schreiner’s letters will also take you straight to this information.

Key: recipient icon signifies the person is a recipient (and mentioned) | mentioned icon signifies the person is only mentioned

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icon Naude, HugoPieter (Peter) Hugo Naude (1869 - 1941) was a South African artist whose studies Schreiner helped to...
icon Noel, RodenRoden Berkeley Wriothesley Noel (1834 - 1894) was a British writer and poet. He had intended to ente...
icon Norman, HenrySir Henry Wylie Norman (1858-1939) was a British journalist and politician. Norman came from a Unita...