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Ezekiel Mphahlele, Es'kia Mphahlele. Born in South Africa, Es'kia Mphahlele left that country in 1957 after the government banned him from teaching because of his active protest against its Bantu education policy
Ezekiel Mphahlele, Es'kia Mphahlele. Born in South Africa, Es'kia Mphahlele left that country in 1957 after the government banned him from teaching because of his active protest against its Bantu education policy. A compassionate and perceptive writer, he was also a respected critic of African literature. Short stories, anthologies, novels, and an autobiography are all part of Mphahlele's repertoire.
by Ezekiel Mphahlele. Published 1981 by Lawrence Hill in Westport, Conn. Africa in fiction, Fiction. Check nearby libraries.
Published 1980 by Nelson in Walton-upon-Thames Panafrica library.
Published 1980 by Nelson in Walton-upon-Thames. Originally published, Johannesburg, Ravan Press, 1979.
He was given the name Ezekiel Mphahlele at birth but changed his name to. .
He was given the name Ezekiel Mphahlele at birth but changed his name to Es'kia in 1977. His journey from a childhood in the slums of Pretoria to a literary icon was an odyssey both intellectually and politically. The couple met when Mphahlele was working at the Blind Institute, in Roodepoort. A group of teacher students had come to visit the institute where they read books to the elderly. Es'kia was impressed and requested to visit Rebecca in her hometown during the holidays. It was Rebecca's final year at the training college.
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Authors, South African-20th Century-Biography. South Africa-Social Life And Customs. Esk'ia Mphahlele Remembered By Thuynsma, Peter N. Tydskrif vir Letterkunde, Vol. 46, No. 1, Autumn 2009.
Arrogant and power-hungry, wilful and morally ambiguous, Chirundu has to grapple with two sets of values: those of the traditional way of life in Africa, and those imposed by his country's erstwhile colonial rulers. A chorus of other voices illuminate this powerful story of corruption and conflict: Tirenje, Chirundu's country wife, whose moral strength derives from her rural roots; the.
Es’kia Mphahlele, born Ezekiel Mphahlele, the name he used until 1977 (born Dec. 17, 1919, Marabastad, South Africa died Oct. 27, 2008, Lebowakgomo), novelist, essayist, short-story writer, and teacher whose autobiography, Down Second Avenue (1959), is a South African classic.
Ezekiel Mphahlele was born in Pretoria, South Africa, on December 17.
Ezekiel Mphahlele was born in Pretoria, South Africa, on December 17, 1919. He Africanised his name to Es'kia upon his return to South Africa in 1979, but is still known by the nickname "Zeke. He cites "Mrs Plum" as "the gem of this volume.
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