La Guma, Alex

About Alex La Guma

Biography (South African History Online)



Nwagbara, Uzoechi. “Arresting Historical Violence: Revolutionary Violence and Alex la Guma’s Fiction.” The Journal of Pan African Studies, vol. 4, no. 3, 2011 (PDF)

Mkhize, Jabulani. “Alex la Guma’s Politics and Aesthetics.” Center for the Sturdy of South African Literature and Language, vol. 5, no. 1, 1998 (PDF)

Coetzee, J. M., and T. Kai Norris Easton. “Text and Hinterland: J. M. Coetzee and the South African Novel.” Journal of Southern African Studies, vol. 21, no. 4, 1995

Ndebele, Njabulo S. South African Literature and Culture: Rediscovery of the Ordinary, 1994

Abrahams, Cecil Anthony. Alex La Guma, 1985

Beier, Ulli. Introduction to African Literature: An Anthology of Critical Writing, 1979




Time of the Butcherbird (1979)

A Soviet Journey (1978)

In the Fog of the Seasons' End (1972)

The Stone-Country (1967)

And a Threefold Cord (1964)


Short Story Collections

A Walk in the Night and Other Stories (1962)