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Alex La Guma

politics and resistance

by Nahem Yousaf

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Heinemann in Portsmouth, NH .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • La Guma, Alex -- Political and social views.,
    • Politics and literature -- South Africa -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Political fiction, South African (English) -- History and criticism.,
    • South Africa -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [147]-159) and index.

      StatementNahem Yousaf.
      SeriesStudies in African literature,
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9369.3.L3 Z97 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 164 p. ;
      Number of Pages164
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6793795M
      ISBN 100325001898
      LC Control Number00061332

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I've been meaning to read this book, or one of La Guma's, for ages, and wasn't particularly looking forward to it, because I've read a lot of critiques of his writing, indeed of s South African "struggle" writing in general--its supposedly too obviously political, producing semi-sensationalist fables of good and evil in which there are no surprises/5.

Like most of Alex La Guma’s short stories and novels, “Blankets” records events that deal with apartheid in South Africa. lphsbands.com will help you with any book or any question. Our. The Lemon Orchard () Alex la Guma The men came down between two long, regular rows of trees.

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Jun 01,  · A Walk in the Night and Other Stories by Alex La Guma,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). This paper will be concerned with the analysis of Alex La Guma’s “A Walk in the Night.” It is also going to be examining some vices attached to colonialism like racial oppression, racial segregation, racial violence, poverty, and so on in South.

Nov 06,  · Essay Topic: Explore how La Guma uses language to create a sense of menacing, foreboding violence in the story ‘ The Lemon Orchard’. The. Jun 24,  · YouTube Premium Loading Get YouTube without the ads. Find out why Close. The Lemon Orchard by Alex La Guma - Audio Book R Pret.

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In Alex La Guma. His first novel, A Walk in the Night, presents the struggle against oppression by a group of characters in Cape Town’s toughest district and, in particular, the moral dissolution of a young man who is unjustly fired from his job. Its general theme of protest is reiterated in.

(source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary Explores the multifaceted dialogues with apartheid that are found in the novels by South African writer Alex La Guma. Nahem Yousaf explores the novels of Alex La Guma to reveal their contrasts, their multifaceted dialogues with apartheid, and what they inform us about the oppressive nature of the apartheid.

Jul 19,  · In the wake of the death of Nelson Mandela, it seemed an appropriate time to read La Guma’s book, In the Fog of the Seasons’ End which I bought from the Africa Book Club a little while ago. It is one of the Heinemann African Writers Series, and while the book paints a .Alex La Guma’s A Walk In The Night & Other Stories is arguably a historical reflection of what goes on today.

It is manifested in the stories of Oscar Pistorius and Trayvon Martin from the free world whose leader is a jarateng’ from Alego, Siaya.E-BOOK EXCERPT. Inthe South African activist and novelist Alex La Guma (–) published A Soviet Journey, a memoir of his travels in the Soviet Union. Today it stands as one of the longest and most substantive first-hand accounts of the USSR by an African writer.