Alan Paton

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South African writer (1903-1988)

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While Alan Paton articulates the Marxian exegesis of the theory of economic determinism and dialectical materialism, he opts for liberalism as a solution to the South African crisis.
Therefore, in taking up the second part of the question, I will offer a demonstration of my claims for 'fiction' in the context of Africa South through stories by now famous writers such as Ezekiel Mphahlele and Alan Paton, and by now forgotten writers such as Tony O'Dowd and Noel Frieslich.
South African author Alan Paton captures it well when he describes in his novel Cry, the Beloved Country (Scribner) a white South African judge washing the feet of an African woman who has served his family: "Then he took both her feet in his hands with gentleness, for they were no doubt tired with much serving, and he kissed both of them.
Scott Fitzgerald, Alan Paton, Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Wolfe, and Ring Lardner.
Louis, MO, Alan Paton and Kenneth Paton of Lunenburg, and Irving Paton, Jr.
Chiwengo (English, Creighton University) analyzes the literary and historical background of the novel Cry, the beloved country written by Alan Paton in 1948 about racial tensions in South Africa, and collect excerpts from primary sources for deeper study.
Three literary prizes awarded during the fair drew international attention: South Africa's two most prestigious literary awards, the Sunday Times' Alan Paton Award for nonfiction (given jointly to Adam Levin for AidSafari and to Edwin Cameron for Witness to AIDS) and the Sunday Times Fiction Award (given to Andrew Brown for Coldsleep Lullaby), as well as one of the most significant literary prizes promoting writing and publishing in Africa, the 25th Noma Award won by Cameroonian writer Werewere Liking for La memoire amputee (see WLT, July-September 2003, 52-56).
The deaths of Trigwell's first husband Alan Paton, who died from an overdose and their son Craig, who is believed to have shot himself, remain unresolved.
Detectives there are keen to speak to her about the mysterious deaths of her first husband Alan Paton and their son Craig.
This reviewer is reminded of Albert Luthuli, Alan Paton, Sir Garfield Todd, Eduardo Mondlane, Trevor Huddleston, and Beyers Naude who stand out as Christians who were independence leaders or advocates.
Buck, Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers, One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton and East of Eden by John Steinbeck.
Believing that films have the capability to "distill culture," Jones saw firsthand the positive cultural force that movies can be when he starred in 1995's Cry the Beloved Country, based on the Alan Paton novel set in apartheid-era South Africa.
Students also will be quizzed on the Alan Paton novel, ``Cry, the Beloved Country,'' which is about apartheid in South Africa, Tassinari said.
On 11 January 1903 Alan Paton, a Christian and ardent enemy of apartheid in his own country of South Africa made plain his views in his life and by his books, the most famous of these is Cry, The Beloved Country.
Through the stories of these three families, a wider cast of personalities and their contributions unfold, principally those of the white community, like the veteran Liberal MP Helen Suzman and the novelist Alan Paton, who for various reasons allied themselves to the cause of African liberation.