Alan Paton lecture on the life of Roy Campbell

Scope and Content

Text of a public lecture on the life of Roy Campbell, delivered by Paton at the University of York, 4th April 1975 (typescript, signed by the author).
The lecture was given at the opening of a conference on South African literature, organised by the Centre for Southern African Studies. A poster for the lecture is also included.

Administrative / Biographical History

South African writer, best known for his first novel, Cry, the Beloved Country (1948), a passionate tale of racial injustice that brought international attention to the problem of apartheid in South Africa.

Note

South African writer, best known for his first novel, Cry, the Beloved Country (1948), a passionate tale of racial injustice that brought international attention to the problem of apartheid in South Africa.

Alternative Form Available

Some of the papers are published in C. Heywood (ed), Aspects of South African Literature (London: Heinemann, 1976).

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