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Olive Schreiner

Olive Schreiner (March 24, 1855 - December 11, 1920) was a South African author.

Olive Emilie Albertina Schreiner was born in Wittebergen, South Africa. She was South Africa's first famous author, recognised for her semiautobiographical work, The Story of an African Farm (1883).

She was a militant feminist and outspoken opponent of the orthodox church. Another work of note was Woman and Labour (1911).

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