"The sad irony comes when you compare the theme of Leipoldt’s poem with that of Schreiner when she writes, “Give back my dead!”. Leipoldt admires the persistence of the freedom fighter against all odds, and respects and affirms his or her sacrifice. Schreiner mourns the great and irretrievable loss in achieving it." - Interview about Cape Rebels at the National Arts Festival | LitNet
olive Schreiner's Grave - In accordance with her wishes, Olive, her husband Samuel Cronwright, their baby and dog were buried here on Buffelskop, about 15 kilometres south of Cradock. The grave is a dome-shaped sarcophagus, as the ground was too rocky to dig a hole. It’s a powerful and hauntingly beautiful spot.
Statue of Edward Carson in the grounds of Stormont Castle, Belfast, Northern Ireland. Politician and lawyer Edward Carson, who in 1921 stated 'Let them see that the Catholic minority have nothing to fear from a Protestant majority' It took a long time for his words to come true in Northern Ireland.