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Richard Rive: Of “Nephews” and “Normalcy”

  Book Excerpt: Richard Rive: A Partial Biography (2013, Wits University Press) by Shaun Viljoen Richard Rive, the contemporary of Es’kia Mphahlele, Alex la Guma and James Matthews was one of a golden generation of South African writers, artists, poets and thinkers. Born in the working class non-racial suburb of District Six in Cape Town he followed […]