Hassim, Aziz

About Aziz Hassim

Biography (KZN Literary Tourism)

Obituary (Sunday Times)

Obituary (Daily Maverick)

Makhanya, Siphiliselwe. “Literary Renaissance, but Where Are the Readers?” The Sunday Times, 11 Sep. 2011



Hand, Felicity. “Chapter 3: Daku or Dukan? Surviving Within and Without the Indian Community of Durban.” Relations and Networks in South African Indian Writing, Hand and Pujolràs-Noguer (eds.), 2018



Ntsodi, Musa. “Interview with Aziz Hassim.” Oral History Project, 24 Feb. 2020



Jacobs, J. U. Scottsville. Diaspora and Identity in South African Fiction, 2016

Ocita, James. “Re-Membered Pasts, Dismembered Families: Fetishization of Indianness in Three Post-Apartheid Examples of South African Indian Fiction.” Matatu, vol. 48, no. 1, 2016

Stiebel, Lindy. “Sugar-Coated Stories? Plantation Literature by Selected South African Indian Writers.” English Academy Review, vol. 33, no. 1, 2016

Stiebel, Lindy. “Crossing the Kala Pani: Cause for 'Celebration' or 'Commemoration' 150 Years on? Portrayals of Indenture in Recent South African Writing.” Journal of Literary Studies, vol. 27, no. 2, 2011

Chetty, Rajendra. “Mapping Durban in Azia Hassim's The Lotus People.” Indian Writers: Transnationalisms and Diasporas, Singh and Chetty (eds.), 2010

Samuelson, Meg. “(Un)settled states: Indian Ocean Passages, Performative Belonging and Restless Mobility in Post-Apartheid South African Fiction.” Social Dynamics, vol. 36, no. 2, 2010

Graham, Shane. South African Literature after the Truth Commission: Mapping Loss, 2009

Rastogi, Pallavi. Afrindian Fictions: Diaspora, Race, and National Desire in South Africa, 2008

Kearny, Jack. "Representations of Islamic Belief and Practice in a South African Context: Reflections on the Fictional Work of Ahmed Essop, Aziz Hassim, Achmat Dangor and Rayda Jacobs." Journal of Literary Studies, vol. 22, no. 1-2, 2006




Revenge of Kali (2009)

The Agony of Valliamma (2009)

The Lotus People (2002)


Audio and Audiovisual Material

Aziz Hassim Speaks at Phyllis Naidoo's Wake. YouTube, 15 Jun. 2013