Historical Who is Who

JABAVU, H N (Noni)

1919 - 2008
SouthAfrica
LITERATURE

 

Writer and journalist esteemed in both S Africa and the UK for her descriptive representations of racial difference generally and the Xhosa culture in particular. Her mixed-race marriage restricted her ease of visits to her homeland; instead she brought it to life for others.

Life

http://www.sahistory.org.za/people/helen-nontando-noni-jabavu

http://www.scielo.org.za/scielo.php?pid=S0041-476X2009000100017&script=sci_arttext

Writings

Return of an Insider - short article http://www.nytimes.com/books/98/06/07/specials/naipaul-passage.html

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