Alex la Guma: A Literary and Political Biography

Alex la Guma: A Literary and Political Biography

by Roger Field

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781847010179
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date: 02/18/2010
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
'A man in an ordinary cloth cap': family, society & founding political moments
'Brown Sons of Africa': National Liberation League, early literary influences & World War II
'The honey of a satirical philosophy': Blanche, the national question & New Age political journalism
'This is the time for practical politics': election controversies, satire & the art of treason
'Maybe he thought it was a disgrace, too': the languages of resistance & A Walk in the Night
'The clouds, pregnant with moisture': And a Threefold Cord, biography, influence & anxiety
'Well, I'll just start again, won't I?': The Stone Country, house arrest & departure
'You had to be contented with history': In the Fog of the Seasons' End & Cold War politics of culture & identity
'Y eso, lo tenemos aqu en Cuba!': Cuba, Cabral, Time of the Butcherbird, Hemingway & A Soviet Journey
Coming home

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