Die skyn van tuiskoms - 'n Keur uit die gedigte van Lina Spies | Poetry & Poetry Anthologies
Human & Rousseau
Lina Spies’s debut collection of poems, Digby Vergenoeg (1971), was awarded both the Ingrid Jonker and the Eugène Marais Prizes. This selection from her poems is an acknowledgement of an important and mature body of work within the Afrikaans literary world, one that spans a period of 40 years. Lina Spies is known for a personal kind of verse with a strong biographical element. She writes, amongst other things, about love (some of the best love poems in Afrikaans), travel, religion, artists.
This selectionfrom her work has been made by the poet Johann de Lange.