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4 edition of South African writers found in the catalog.

South African writers

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Published by Gale Group in Detroit, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • South African literature (English) -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries.,
  • Authors, South African -- Biography -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Paul A. Scanlon.
    GenreDictionaries.
    SeriesDictionary of literary biography ;, v. 225
    ContributionsScanlon, Paul A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9350.2 .S68 2000b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 526 p. :
    Number of Pages526
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6784078M
    ISBN 100787631345
    LC Control Number00035446

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    Nonetheless, Paton’s reputation as one of South Africa’s greatest writers remained secure, though his subsequent novels, Too Late the Phalarope () and Ah, But Your Land Is Beautiful (), were praised by critics but failed to generate the same excitement as Cry, the Beloved Country.   In May the web site Breitbart published a copy of a promotional booklet produced in by the literary agency Acton & Dystel showcasing their roster of writers.

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