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Gwala, Mafika Pascal (1946–) By Masemola, Kgomotso

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM1976-1
Published: 15/10/2018
Retrieved: 05 March 2024, from


Born in the Verulam area of the then Natal province (now KwaZulu-Natal), the population of which was largely Indian and Zulu, Mafika Gwala’s response to the apartheid edicts of separation and segregation of races found expression in the short stories and passionate free verse exulting the cultural revival inspired by Black Consciousness which he initially wrote for Nat Nakasa’s The Classic literary magazine.

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Masemola, Kgomotso. "Gwala, Mafika Pascal (1946–)." The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. : Taylor and Francis, 2016. Date Accessed 5 Mar. 2024 doi:10.4324/9781135000356-REM1976-1

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