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James Matthews

Fiction

Interviewed by: James McKinley

Catalog Number: 19990224

The author of four collections of poetry, the South African writer, James Matthews talks with New Letters editor James McKinley about his first full-length novel, The Party is Over, which captures not only the political frustrations of the apartheid world of the 1960's, but the limitations for artists trapped within racial stereotypes.

| Subject Matter: South Africa, Apartheid, Politics | Interview Year: 1999 | Genre: Fiction |

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