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Breyten Breytenbach interview transcript

Theme: The Most I Can Do Is To Be The Least Obstruction


Call Number: A02.17.1
Identifier: AL2460_A02.17.1
Title: Breyten Breytenbach interview transcript
Date: 07 June 1985
Subject: Breyten Breytenbach;
Non-racialism;
Julie Frederikse;
The Unbreakable Thread;
White liberation movement
Description: This is a transcript of an interview with Breyten Breytenbach, conducted by Julie Frederikse for her book 'The Unbreakable Thread: non-racialism in South Africa', published by Ravan Press, 1990. Breyten Breytenbach was released from prison after serving five years of his seven-year sentence and returned to Paris. In 1986 he went back to South Africa to receive the Rapport (Afrikaans newspaper) award, one of the country's most prestigious literary prizes, and donated part of it towards aid to political prisoners. In 1987 he helped coordinate the historic meeting between Afrikaans writers and intellectuals and the ANC in Dakar, Senegal. Born: 1939 in Bonnievale, Cape. Interviewed: 1985 in Harare. Included in the SAHA online repository 'Tracing the unbreakable thread: non-racialism in South Africa today'
Creator: Interviewer: Julie Frederikse; Interviewee: Breyten Breytenbach
Type: Transcript
Format: Access copy - PDF
Preservation - Tiff
Source: SAHA Collection AL2460
Language: English
Coverage: South Africa
Rights: Julie Frederikse
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