Cry, The Beloved Country

Author: Alan Paton

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473524490

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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Cry the Beloved Country is the deeply moving story of the Zulu pastor Stephen Kumalo and his son Absalom, set against the background of a land and a people riven by racial injustice. Remarkable for its contemporaneity, unforgettable for character and incident, Cry the Beloved Country is a classic work of love and hope, courage and endurance, born of the dignity of man.
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A Study Guide for Alan Paton's Cry the Beloved Country

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning

Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1410335674

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 15

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A Study Guide for Alan Paton's "Cry the Beloved Country," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.
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Alan Paton's Cry, the Beloved Country

Author: Harold Bloom

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438133421

Category: Apartheid in literature

Page: 195

View: 9775

Camus's landmark novel traces the aftermath of a shocking crime and the man whose fate is sealed with one rash and foolhardy act. The Stranger presents readers with a new kind of protagonist, a man unable to transcend the tedium and inherent absurdity of everyday existence in a world indifferent to the struggles and strivings of its human denizens. This addition to the Bloom's Guides series features an annotated bibliography and a listing of works by the author for further reading.
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Cry, the beloved country

a novel of South Africa : [a study]

Author: Edward Callan

Publisher: Twayne Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 127

View: 8538

Describes the background of Cry, the Beloved Country, discusses its themes, and looks at its critical reception
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Cry, the Beloved Country

The Play : a Story of Comfort in Desolation

Author: Willem Van der Walt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Apartheid

Page: 128

View: 2681

This classic South African novel by Alan Paton has now been successfully adapted for the stage by acclaimes playwright Roy Sargeant. Set in 1946, this is a moving story of a father's search for his son, the terrible discovery of the young man's crime and punishment, and the fate of their home village in rural KwaZulu-Natal. Remaining true to the novel, the play explores the themes of family relationships, human suffering and racial reconcilliation in a uniquely South African way.
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CliffsNotes on Paton's Cry, the Beloved Country

Author: Richard O Peterson

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544180933

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 84

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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into critical elements and ideas within classic works of literature. CliffsNotes on Cry, the Beloved Country takes you into a compassionately told story set in the troubled and changing South Africa in the 1940s. Focusing on a people who are caught between two worlds -- the old with its rituals and and respect and the new with its lack of values and order -- this study guide explores a novel of social protest through character analyses and critical essays. Other features that help you figure out this important work include Profile of the author Alan Paton's life and work Historical background of the troubled and changing South Africa of the 1940s Character web and in-depth analyses of the major roles Summaries and commentaries for each chapter within the book Review questions and suggestions for theme topics Classic literature or modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.
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Understanding Cry, the Beloved Country

A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historical Documents

Author: Ngwarsungu Chiwengo

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313335082

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 219

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Essays and primary source documents dealing with African history and social conditions aid a critical analysis of the work.
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Cry, the Beloved Country

BookCaps Study Guide

Author: BookCaps Study Guides Staff

Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides

ISBN: 1610429230

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: N.A

View: 6685

The perfect companion to Alan Paton's "Cry, the Beloved Country," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book.
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Readings on Cry, the Beloved Country

Author: Alan Paton,Estella Gerstung

Publisher: Greenhaven Press, Incorporated

ISBN: 9780737704327

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

View: 1346

Alan Paton's novel tells the story of the South African people and their struggles in the wake of colonial rule.
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Alan Paton's Cry, the Beloved Country

Author: Rose Sallberg Kam,Murrary Bromberg

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764191602

Category: Study Aids

Page: 132

View: 4526

A lively, in-depth discussion of CRY, THE BELOVED COUNTRY. Students are taken on an exciting journey of discovery through every scene or chapter. Also included are unique text notes, ideas for themes and term papers, notes on the author's life as well as a glossary.
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Race Relations in Alan Paton's Cry, the Beloved Country

Author: Dedria Bryfonski

Publisher: Greenhaven Press, Incorporated

ISBN: 9780737743951

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 194

View: 840

Presents essays that examine race relations in "Cry, the Beloved Country," discussing such topics as whether the book is hopeful, the breakdown of tribal order, and the current condition of South Africa.
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Save the Beloved Country

Author: Alan Paton

Publisher: Scribner

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 315

View: 5567

A distinguished collection of short pieces and essays written by Alan Paton that testify to the mounting and explosive violence that has rocked the modern history of South Africa.
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Cry, the Beloved Country

Author: Harold Bloom

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 0791075729

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 120

View: 6381

Bloom's Guides - successor to the acclaimed Bloom's Notes and Bloom's Reviews Comprehensive reading and study guides with a selection of critical excerpts providing a scholarly overview of each work Each book includes a biographical sketch of the author, a descriptive list of characters, an extensive summary and analysis, plus an annotated bibliography
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Paton's Cry, the Belovad Country

Notes

Author: N.A

Publisher: Cliffs Notes

ISBN: 9780822003397

Category: Study Aids

Page: 54

View: 2608

Includes the life and background of Alan Paton, notes on characters in the book, critical commentaries, and more.
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Cry, the Beloved Country

Curriculum Unit

Author: Center for Learning Staff,Ruth L. Van Arsdale

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781560778554

Category: Apartheid in literature

Page: 78

View: 8751

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Cry, the Beloved Country

A Story of Comfort in Desolation

Author: Alan Paton

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: N.A

Category: English fiction

Page: 441

View: 4747

Posted in English fiction