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Mphahlele, Es'kia 1919-2008

Overview
Works: 188 works in 647 publications in 7 languages and 10,975 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Pictorial works  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: PR9369.3.M67, 823
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The African image by Es'kia Mphahlele( Book )

41 editions published between 1962 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 1,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part I : Political images ; Part II : Literary images
African writing today by Es'kia Mphahlele( Book )

19 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antologi af nyere afrikansk litteratur
Voices in the whirlwind, and other essays by Es'kia Mphahlele( Book )

19 editions published between 1967 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six essays by a notable South African novelist and scholar offer profound insights into the literature and culture of Africa and Black America
The wanderers; a novel by Es'kia Mphahlele( Book )

34 editions published between 1968 and 1984 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wanderers is a loosely plotted, autobiographical novel, in which author Ezekiel Mphahlele, through the protagonist Timi Tabane, continues the story of his life from the point at which his autobiography Down Second Avenue (1959) ends. Down Second Avenue describes Mphahlele{u2019}s years in the black townships and urban ghettos of South Africa, but The Wanderers concentrates on the period of exile in Nigeria and Kenya that followed his escape from South Africa in 1957. --www.enotes.com
In Corner B : [short stories] by Es'kia Mphahlele( Book )

28 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories explore rural and urban South Africa during the days of apartheid
Chirundu by Es'kia Mphahlele( Book )

32 editions published between 1960 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A burning house. Nsato the python. The symbols of destruction and of sexual power gone mad are two of the many and varied themes in Es'kia Mphahlele's second novel, originally published in 1979. Chimba Chirundu, ex-schoolmaster and now Minister of Transport and Public Works in a newly-independent African country, is brought to trial on a charge of bigamy laid by his wife Tirenje. 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 worldly Monde, his town wife; Moyo, his idealistic nephew and the leader of a strike by transport workers; and the cynical Pitso and Letanka, jailed South African refugees. In often pungent language, and in an unmistakeably African idiom, Es'kia Mphahlele reveals the complexities and ambiguities of the post-colonial situation. --Publisher
Renewal time by Es'kia Mphahlele( Book )

13 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern African stories by Ellis Ayitey Komey( Book )

20 editions published between 1964 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mandela : echoes of an era by Alf Kumalo( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Down Second Avenue by Es'kia Mphahlele( Book )

77 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Eseki, a young boy who, during his growth into adultlhood, becomes slowly aware of the injustices, poverty and fear which are a normal part of life for black people in South Africa"--Back cover
Es'kia : education, African humanism & culture, social consciousness, literary appreciation by Es'kia Mphahlele( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seasons come to pass : a poetry anthology for sourthern African students by Helen Moffett( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unbroken song : selected writings of Esḱia Mphahlele by Es'kia Mphahlele( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetry and humanism : oral beginnings by Es'kia Mphahlele( Book )

8 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Echoes of African art : a century of art in South Africa by Matsemela Manaka( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perspectives on South African English literature( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The living and dead, and other stories by Es'kia Mphahlele( Book )

11 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father come home by Es'kia Mphahlele( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man must live : and other stories by Es'kia Mphahlele( Book )

7 editions published between 1946 and 1997 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to creative writing; a short guide to short-story and novel writing by Es'kia Mphahlele( Book )

5 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Es'kia Mphahlele 1919-2008

Es'kia Mphahlele sørafrikansk skribent

Es'kia Mphahlele sydafrikansk skribent

Es'kia Mphahlele Zuid-Afrikaans schrijver

Ezekiel Mphahlele

Ezekiel Mphahlele scrittore sudafricano

Ezekiel Mphahlele südafrikanischer Autor und Literaturwissenschaftler

Ezekiel Mphahlele sydafrikansk författare

Mpachele, Ėzekiel 1919-2008

Mpakhele, Ėzekiel

Mpakhele, Ėzekiel 1919-2008

Mphahlele, Es'kia.‏

Mphahlele Es'kia 1919-2008

Mphahlele, Ezechiel.‏

Mphahlele, Ezekiel

Mphahlele, Ezekiel 1919-2008

Mphalele, Es'kie 1919-2008

Mphalele, Ezekiel 1919-2008

יחזקאל מפאלילה

מפלילה, יחזקאל

מפללה, יחזקאל

음팔렐레, 에스키아 1919-

ムパシェーレ, エスキア

Languages
English (403)

French (9)

German (4)

Swedish (3)

Hebrew (3)

Danish (2)

Italian (1)

Covers
ChirunduRenewal timeDown Second AvenueEs'kia : education, African humanism & culture, social consciousness, literary appreciationSeasons come to pass : a poetry anthology for sourthern African studentsEs'kia Mphahlele : themes of alienation and African humanismBury me at the marketplace : Es'kia Mphahlele and company, letters 1943-2006