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Turbott Wolfe

William Plomer

Turbott Wolfe

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Published by Hogarth Press in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Merchants -- Fiction.,
    • Miscegenation -- Fiction.,
    • Race relations -- Fiction.,
    • South Africa -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] William Plomer. With an introd. by Laurens van der Post.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.P72 Tu4, PR6031.L7 Tu4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination215 p.
      Number of Pages215
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5968302M
      LC Control Number65069432
      OCLC/WorldCa6010387

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At the novel’s center is Turbott Wolfe, a British trader who opens a general store in Lembuland. He befriends many of his black customers but has less luck ingratiating himself with the bigoted whites who have lived in the area for generations.5/5(1).

Turbott Wolfe exploded like a bomb upon publication in Plomer's native South Africa. Plomer was just 22 when he wrote this novel which brutally exposed the attitude of white South Africa toward the black population.

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"It is an inexplicable lapse on the part of literary scholars and critics," writes Nadine Gordimer in her Introduction, "that Turbott Wolfe is not recognised as a pyrotechnic presence in the canon of renegade colonialist literature along with Conrad." Indeed, William Plomer's astonishing first novel, which first appeared inignited a.

Turbott Wolfe In William Plomer His first novel, Turbott Wolfe (), caused a scandal because it touched upon miscegenation and dared to criticize the supposed benevolence of whites toward blacks, even casting some white characters in the role of villains.

I Speak Turbott Wolfe book Africa (), a collection of short stories, exacerbated his reputation. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Turbott Wolfe by William Plomer,Hogarth Press edition, in English Turbott Wolfe ( edition) | Open Library.

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Early in there arrived at the Hogarth Press in London’s Tavistock Square a parcel, sent from Zululand, containing the manuscript of Turbott Wolfe, the first novel of an unknown writer named William d Woolf wrote back promptly, saying it looked ‘very interesting’ and that once Virginia, who was ill, had read it, he would write again.

Turbott Wolfe. [William Plomer] -- "William Plomer's first novel, which first appeared inignited a firestorm of controversy in his native South Africa. At the novel's center is Turbott Wolfe. Turbott Wolfe by Plomer, William. Donker, Hardcover. Very Good. Bound in publisher's red cloth.

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Read more here. A stunning and controversial novel of racism in South Africa, first published infocuses on Wolfe, a trader who opens a general store in rural South Africa and befriends many of the Africans who shop there, and embraces miscengenation as the key to South Africa's future.

Inaged 18 and still at Eton, Fleming read Turbott Wolfe, a South African-set novel published by The Hogarth Press in the spring of that year (a printers’ strike had prevented the book appearing inthe year it was officially published).

Fleming was so taken by the novel that he wrote a fan letter to its author, William Plomer. Turbott Wolfe / William Plomer --The significance of Turbott Wolfe / Roy Campebll --Three letters / William Plomer --The Turbott Wolfe affair / Laurens van der Post --A wilder fowl / Nadine Gordimer --Turbott Wolfe and the critics / Michael Herbert --Mask and reality in Turbott Wolfe / Peter Wilhelm --Africa through English eyes: the s and.

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The author of the book Turbott Wolfe was born in Pietersburg in the Northern Transvaal in He was for a while a farmer near the Lesotho river and I think that was his inspiration of his book, he had worked with his father as a trader in Zululand.

William Plomer wrote Turbott Wolfe as a teenager he had nearly turned 19 which is the same age I am right now. Books Into Film. Children's Books. Civil War. His first novel, Turbott Wolfe (), caused a scandal because it touched upon miscegenation and dared to criticize the supposed benevolence of whites toward blacks, even casting some white characters in the role of villains.

I Speak of Africa (), a collection of short stories, exacerbated his reputation. Click to read more about Turbott Wolfe by William Plomer. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(1). Born to English parents in Pietersburg, South Africa on 10 DecemberWilliam Plomer would find early success with his novel Turbott Wolfe, published by the Hogarth Press in February Before his death inPlomer would write four more novels, numerous collections of short stories and poems, three autobiographies, biographies of Cecil Rhodes and Ali Pasha, four opera libretti with.

William Plomer. When South African writer William Plomer (–) published his first novel, Turbott Wolfe, inhe expressed his vehement anger at the country's policies of racial apartheid. In I Speak of Africa, a book of short stories he published two years later, that sentiment was echoed.

William Charles Franklyn Plomer was born on Decemin Pietersburg, in South. We use cookies to offer you a better experience, personalize content, tailor advertising, provide social media features, and better understand the use of our services. Turbott Wolfe – mirror held to a dirty face Race took stage front and centre with the publication in of William Plomer’s Turbott Wolfe which rudely and roughly tore down the curtains of evasion and etiquette which had hitherto hidden the realities of racial injustice from the vast majority of white South Africans.

William Plomer () was a novelist and literary figure of reputation, author of the powerful novel of miscegenation Turbott Wolfe, founder of the magazine Voorslag, principal reader for the Publisher Jonathan Cape, and a homosexual. Here, Alexander paints a fascinating portrait of this man, from his beginnings in turn-of-the-century South Africa to his rise to literary and publishing.

Plomer William is the author of books such as Turbott Wolfe. Books by Plomer William. Turbott Wolfe. Celebrations. Electric Delights. The Butterfly Ball and The Grasshopper's Feast. Collected Poems. Kilvert's Diary. At Home. Museum Pieces. Kilvert's Diary The Diamond Of Jannina.

Looking for books by William Plomer. See all books authored by William Plomer, including Turbott Wolfe: A Novel, and Electric Delights, and more on Turbott Wolfe. was the work of an angry young man, but it was no tantrum; events have shown his voice to be prophetic, echoing louder and louder from legislation to bloodshed, down the years.

The boy of 19 understood what the world, from Alabama to Johannesburg, has come to realize only recently: that the impact of Western materialism on Africa. Author of Turbott Wolfe, Sado, Double lives, The case is altered, The Dorking thigh & other satires, Poems, Museum pieces, The fivefold screen.

Books 'Paper Houses': Loving one half of the country, detesting the other. by Jason James. Author William Plomer came to Japan during the s following the publication of "Turbott.

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