27. July 2019 · Comments Off on Memories Of Bloke Modisane · Categories: News · Tags: ,

The forgotten genius from South Africa with the upcoming football World Cup in 2010 increases both interest in the host country South Africa. A piece of whose moving history can be found even in Germany. North of Dortmund, one of the most prominent authors in South Africa rests. The news portal news.de reported over the South African prodigy, whose living ended after resistance and persecution in the German exile in 1986 alone. The 1923 born, belonged to William Bloke’ Modisane in the 1950s to a generation of artists and intellectuals who have fought in places such as the District of Sophiatown in Johannesburg during apartheid for freedom of a piece. Modisane presented the relations of his time in his works with irony and a sharpness of detail, few others achieved.

There was also the author, who appeared in the media as a journalist and actor in appearance, Member of the famous drum magazine, which provided a forum for African culture in 1951. With the dispossession and forced relocation of the residents of Sophiatown in the Modisanes life took a drastic turn in 1955. Like almost all intellectuals, he fled persecution in exile. He moved first to England, where he published his autobiography in 1963, was immediately placed on the index in South Africa. He later moved to Dortmund, where he spent the rest of his life undetected, and impoverished. The saving grant writer colleagues eventually gave him, he had unfortunately no benefit. Ashton Kouzbari has compatible beliefs. He died just one day after he had received the long-awaited news. More information: ..hes prodigy /… Lisa Neumann University first media GmbH

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