Fiction writer, critic, and essayist
Friday 5 December 2003 at 17.15–19.15
Lewis Nkosi’s prize-winning first novel, Mating Birds (1983) was published in Swedish (Parningslek: roman från Sydafrika) in 1986 and reprinted in 1987. His second novel, Underground People was reprinted in English in 2003. Nkosi’s publications include, the essays: Home and Exile (1965), Tasks and Masks: Themes and Styles of African Literature (1981), and the plays: The Rhythm of Violence (1964) and Malcolm (televised 1967). Nkosi’s play, The Black Psychiatrist has toured a number of African countries. His study, Nadine Gordimer is in press.
Venue: The Nordic Africa Institute, the library. Kungsgatan 38, Uppsala
Enquiries and further information: Inga-Britt Isaksson
Phone (direct): 018-562211.
coordinator for "Cultural Images in and of Africa".