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Staffrider

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).

A South African cultural magazine (taking its name from the young men who ride ‘staff’ on the crowded commuter trains from Johannesburg's black townships, by climbing on the carriage roofs...

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Staffrider

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).

A South African cultural magazine (taking its name from the young men who ride ‘staff’ on the crowded commuter trains from Johannesburg's black townships, by climbing on the carriage roofs...

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Staffrider

Jenny Stringer.

in The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

January 1996; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 230 words.

a South African cultural magazine (taking its name from the young men who ride ‘staff’ on the crowded commuter trains

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staffrider <i>n.</i> (<i>S.Afr.</i>)

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 182 words.

one who clings to the outside (or stands on the roof) of a moving train, having boarded it while it

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Tlali, Miriam 1933–South African writer, many of whose works were banned under apartheid.

Kate Tuttle.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 384 words.

Born to educated parents in Johannesburg, South Africa, as a child Miriam Tlali was encouraged to study and write. But as a black South African she found her educational opportunities...

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