In Corner B by Es'kia MphahleleIn Corner B by Es'kia Mphahlele

In Corner B

byEs'kia MphahleleIntroduction byPeter N. Thuynsma

Paperback | January 25, 2011

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The quintessential story collection from "the most important black South African writer of the present age" (George Moore).

Originally published in 1967, In Corner B contains the core stories of the original editions, together with more recent pieces, and is the first new edition of Mphahlele's work since his death in 2008. Written after his return from exile, these stories inimitably capture life in both rural and urban South Africa during the days of apartheid. A new introduction by Peter Thuynsma, a South African scholar and former Mphahlele student, presents the "dean of African letters" to a new generation of readers.
Es'kia Mphahlele (1919-2008) was born Ezekiel Mphahlele. His writings include his celebrated first story collection, Man Must Live, and an acclaimed autobiography, Down Second Avenue. Peter N. Thuynsma succeeded Es'kia Mphahlele as professor of African literature at the University of Witwatersrand, in Johannesburg, South Africa, where ...
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Title:In Corner BFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 7.7 × 5.1 × 0.6 inPublished:January 25, 2011Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143106023

ISBN - 13:9780143106029

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