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Breytenbach, Breyten

Overview
Works: 372 works in 898 publications in 9 languages and 9,577 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Biographies  Short stories  Poetry  Fiction  Artists' books  Diaries  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Artist, Correspondent, Other, Creator, zxx, Recipient
Classifications: PT6592.12.R4, B
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Memory of snow and of dust by Breyten Breytenbach( Book )
25 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 525 libraries worldwide
"Meheret is a part-time journalist of Ethiopian origin, Mano is a 'mixed blood' South African actor, and Barnum is an exiled white South African writer. When Mano goes to South Africa to research a film of Barnum's life, he gets caught up in the struggle for liberation, arrested for a murder he did not commit, and sentenced to death". -- Book jacket
Windcatcher : new and selected poems, 1964-2006 by Breyten Breytenbach( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
Includes poems never before published
Lady one : of love and other poems by Breyten Breytenbach( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 214 libraries worldwide
Intimate stranger : a writing book by Breyten Breytenbach( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 179 libraries worldwide
"Addressed to a young writer, Intimate Stranger is an eclectic and generous work flowing with insight and wit. Breytenbach's candid and provocative reflections on reading and writing guide without guiding, open mental channels, surprise, and inspire. A stirring glimpse into the mind of an artist, Intimate Stranger is a river of experience and visions, brimming with sleights of tongue and overshifting in mood. This genre-defying gem makes manifest Einstein's assertion: 'Example isn't another way to teach, it is the only way to teach.'"--Publisher's website
And death white as words : an anthology of the poetry of Breyten Breytenbach : (a bilingual text with English translations [from the Afrikaans]) by Breyten Breytenbach( Book )
14 editions published in 1978 in 4 languages and held by 157 libraries worldwide
Notes from the middle world by Breyten Breytenbach( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Dutch and held by 120 libraries worldwide
"In dialogue with the dead and living - Nelson Mandela, Mahmoud Darwish, Barack Obama - internationally distinguished South African artist and writer Breyten Breytenbach's new collection of essays traces the collisions between utopia and disaster, political traumas and the renewal of hope. Notes from the Middle World is a beautiful and heart-wrenching book. Against the conformity of power, Breytenbach takes readers on a journey through the 'Middle World, ' an imagined space beyond borders and exile, toward an embracing vision of justice for the un-citizens post-modernity has dispossessed."--Back cover
The true confessions of an albino terrorist by Breyten Breytenbach( Book )
27 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Autobiografisch relaas over de politieke, sociale, filosofische en psycho- logische aspecten van de zuidafrikaanse apartheid
Nelson Mandela : the early life of Rolihlahla Madiba by Jean Guiloineau( Book )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in French and Italian and held by 105 libraries worldwide
"Here is the story of a boy who was destined for something larger than his tribal village, a boy who could not contain his wonder and curiosity about the world beyond the familiar. Even at the expense of disobeying the Regent, he fled with his adoptive brother to the capital city of Johannesburg to find work and see the world, meeting many influential people along the way." "The circumstances of Mandela's youth led him to a perpetual search for what is right and true, in constant pursuit of fairness and recognition for the colorful, valiant history and tradition of black South Africans."--Jacket
Mouroir : mirrornotes of a novel by Breyten Breytenbach( Book )
17 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Breyten Breytenbach composed this wondrous ship of thought, this docu-dream, during a horrific period of incarceration
All one horse by Breyten Breytenbach( Book )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Voice over : a nomadic conversation with Mahmoud Darwish by Breyten Breytenbach( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Mahmoud Darwish, the Palestinian poet (1941 - 9 August 2008), was a friend. I was on Gorée Island when I learned of his death during the course of an open-heart intervention in Houston, America. We had been together a few weeks earlier in Arles, the south of France. Even at noon the foyer of the hotel where we stayed was as if drained of light by dusk. He knew how serious his condition was - it was either the very risky operation or the possibility of dying at any moment from an exploding aorta - and with an ironic smile he speculated about his chances of survival. That night, as the sun was setting in a yellow flood over the ancient open air Roman theater and as birds began singing the accumulated sweetness of a summer's day, he publicly read one last time from his work. The poems were shot through by an ongoing conversation with death. Immediately after his passing, I started writing the above series as fragments of a continuing dialogue. In West Africa it was then the onset of the rainy season moving north, the 'petit hivernage, ' when black-blue clouds would skitter and close the skies. . . .The journey continues and the conversation will carry on, in the attempt to look for Mahmoud Darwish among the words
('YK') : die vierde bundel van die ongedanste dans by Breyten Breytenbach( Book )
10 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Gedichten in het Zuidafrikaans
Katastrofes by Breyten Breytenbach( Book )
14 editions published between 1964 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Die huis van die dowe by Breyten Breytenbach( Book )
15 editions published between 1967 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Die ysterkoei moet sweet by Breyten Breytenbach( Book )
14 editions published between 1964 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Die windvanger by Breyten Breytenbach( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Die Windvanger is die nuwe digbundel deur die groot Afrikaanse digter en internasionaal bekende skrywer, Breyten Breytenbach. Hier vind ons weer gedigte oor temas soos reis, tyd, liefde, dood. Maar veral weer, en méér, die kwelling oor die doeltreffendheid van die woord
Lewendood : kantlynkarteling by 'n digbundel : die eerste bundel van die ongedanste dans by Breyten Breytenbach( Book )
5 editions published in 1985 in Afrikaans and English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Voetskrif by Breyten Breytenbach( Book )
5 editions published in 1976 in Afrikaans and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Soos die so by Breyten Breytenbach( Book )
11 editions published in 1990 in Afrikaans and English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Gedichten over de gevangenschap van de Zuidafrikaanse dichter (1939- )
Buffalo Bill : panem et circenses : 'n binne met oneindig veel buite gelap by Breyten Breytenbach( Book )
4 editions published in 1984 in Afrikaans and English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Afrika, Jan

controlled identity Blom, Jan

Afrika, Jan 1939-
Blom, Jan 1939-
Brejten Brejtenbax
Breyten, 1939-
Breyten Breytenbach
Breyten Breytenbach dichter uit Zuid-Afrika
Breyten Breytenbach französischer Schriftsteller, Anti-Apartheid-Aktivist und Maler
Breyten Breytenbach scrittore e pittore sudafricano
Breyten Breytenbach writer from South Africa
Breytenbach, Breyten
Breytenbach, Breyten, 1939-
Lasarus, B.B.
Lasarus, B. B. 1939-
Lazarus, B.B.
Lazarus, B. B. 1939-
Брейтен Брейтенбах
Брейтенбах, Брейтен
برايتن بريتنباخ
Languages
English (148)
Afrikaans (88)
Dutch (18)
French (16)
German (12)
Italian (6)
Spanish (3)
Danish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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