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Alan Paton

a biography

by Peter Alexander

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Paton, Alan,
  • Paton, Alan,
  • Authors, South African -- 20th century -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [492]-500]) and index.

    StatementPeter F. Alexander.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9369.3.P37 Z58 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 510 p. :
    Number of Pages510
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1433611M
    ISBN 100198112378
    LC Control Number93045420

    Alan Paton’s Cry, the Beloved The book Cry, the Beloved Country is an interesting novel about apartheid in South Africa. It talks about a man from a small village named Ndotsheni who travels to a large city to help his city. Alan Paton. Alan Stewart Paton was a South African writer and social reformer. Born in Pietermaritzburg, Natal Province in , Paton was the son of a civil servant. He was educated at the University of Natal where he earned a Bachelor of Science.

    Alan Stewart Paton was born in Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu Natal on 11 January His father, James Paton, a Scottish immigrant and civil servant, came to South Africa in and his mother, Eunice Warder James, was the daughter of English immigrants.   The book is Alan Paton's ode to his complex homeland—a land that Westerners have come to understand, in part, because of the eloquence of his passionate work. Inspired in many ways by John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath, Paton's Cry, the Beloved Country brings heart and humanity to the struggles of black South Africans.

    In Alan Paton's note on the edition of Cry, the Beloved Country, he tells us a story: apparently, when the first two readers of his manuscript, Aubrey and Marigold Burns, asked him what he would call his novel, he challenged them to a three of them wrote down the title they liked on a piece of paper before comparing them. All of them wrote down "Cry, the Beloved Country.".   Download Cry, the Beloved Country PDF by Alan Paton. Cry, the Beloved Country is the profoundly moving story of the Zulu minister Stephen Kumalo and his child, Absalom, set against the foundation of land and a people riven by racial unfairness. Striking for its lyricism, extraordinary for character and episode, Cry, the Beloved Country is a.


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And the people were silent, and Kumalo was silent, for 4/5(32). Paton became a fulltime writer after this novel, producing novels (Too late the PhalaropeAh, But Your Land is Beautiful ), two volumes of his autobiography (Towards the MountainJourney Continued ), short stories and biographies of J.H.

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Cry, the Beloved Country, is the deeply moving story of the Zulu pastor Stephen Kumalo and his son, Absalom, set against the background of a land and a people riven by racial Edition: Classic Edition. Alan Paton (pā´tən), –88, South African novelist. A devoted leader in the struggle to end the oppression of the South African blacks, he served (–47) as principal of the Diepkloof Reformatory (near Johannesburg) for delinquent boys, where he instituted many reforms.

The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Alan Paton. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format. The main characters of this fiction, classics story are Stephen Kumalo, Absalom Kumalo/5.

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Cry, the Beloved Country, novel by Alan Paton, published in Paton, UPI/Bettmann Archive. Hailed as one of the greatest South African novels, Cry, the Beloved Country was first published in the United States, bringing international attention to South Africa ’s tragic history.

It tells the story of a father’s journey from rural. The first chapter of Alan Paton 's Cry, the Beloved Country begins with a description of a road that runs from the village Ixopo into the hill and then leads to Carisbrooke and to the valleys of Africa.

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