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A Walk in the Night and Other Stories

by Alex La Guma

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Published by Northwestern University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • Short stories,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction / Short Stories (single author)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages129
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7978997M
    ISBN 100810101394
    ISBN 109780810101395

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A Walk in the Night and Other Stories book. Read 25 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Of French and Malagasy stock, involved in Sou /5. "A Walk in the Night and Other Stories" reveals La Guma as one of the most important African writers of his time.

These works reveal the plight of non-whites in apartheid South Africa, laying bare the lives of the poor and the outcasts who filled the ghettoes and shantytowns/5(10). A Walk in the Night and Other Stories reveals La Guma as one of the most important African writers of his time.

These works reveal the plight of non-whites in apartheid South Africa, laying bare the lives of the poor and the outcasts who filled the ghettoes and by: A Walk in the Night and Other Stories is a collection of short stories by South African author and anti-apartheid activist, Alex La Guma.

The book was published in and contains seven short stories that detail the injustices arising from South Africa’s system of racial apartheid. A Walk in the Night and Other Stories reveals La Guma as one of the most important African writers of his time.

These works reveal the plight of non-whites in apartheid South Africa, laying bare the lives of the poor and the outcasts who filled the ghettoes and shantytowns.3/5(1). A Walk in the Night (), which is set in the slums of Cape Town, pictures the losing struggle to retain fundamental humanity in the face of racial oppression.

And a Threefold Cord () is also based on life in the ghetto, while The Stone Country () is inspired by La Guma's own imprisonment. A Walk in the Night and Other Stories [Alex La Guma].

In the title story, in a Cape Town shantytown called District Six in the s, Michael Adonis has lost his job at a metal sheet factory after an argument with a white supervisor.

Illuminating theAuthor: Alex La Guma. "A Walk in the Night" is an appropriate title for this story by Alex la Guma, and for two main reasons. First, a majority of the scenes occur at night during a walk the main character, Michael.

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.

A Walk in the Night and Other Stories was published two years later. A Walk in the Night Summary. The main story in this collection is A Walk in the Night.

It follows the character Michael (Mikey. A Walk in the Night and Other Stories reveals La Guma as one of the most important African writers of his time.

These works reveal the plight of non-whites in apartheid South Africa, laying bare the lives of the poor and the outcasts who filled the ghettoes and shantytowns/5(). Buy A Walk in the Night and Other Stories (African Writers Series) by Guma, Alex La from Amazon's Fiction Books Store.

Everyday low prices on Reviews: 8. Get this from a library. A walk in the night and other stories. [Alex La Guma; Nahem Yousaf] -- "Alex Le Guma's novella, first published in Nigeria after being smuggled out of South Africa - follows the events of one single night in Cape Town's District Six.

At the centre of this narrative. A Walk in the Night and Other Stories reveals La Guma as one of the most important African writers of his time.

About the Author Of French and Malagasy stock, involved in South African politics from an early age, Alex La Guma was arrested for treason with others in and finally acquitted in Other articles where A Walk in the Night is discussed: 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. 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.

Alex La Guma, black novelist of South Africa in the s whose characteristically brief works (e.g., A Walk in the Night [], The Stone-Country [], and In the Fog of the Season’s End []) gain power through his superb eye for detail, allowing the humour, pathos, or horror of a situation.

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What are some of the various economic activities Dube highlights as Mike walks around the city after being fired. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 19 cm: Contents: A walk in the night --Tattoo marks and nails --At the Portagee's --The gladiators --Blankets --A matter of taste --The lemon sibility: Alex La Guma.

A Good Night Walk by Elisha Cooper takes the reader and listener on a journey through the neighborhood on a night walk before bedtime. During this walk, the unseen adult and child notice details about each house they pass along their way such as the smell of apple pie from inside a kitchen, the intensity of the sky in the night, and a black cat who rests in the shade/5(32).

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