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Articles by

Christopher J. Lee

Christopher J. Lee, a historian, is the author of Frantz Fanon: Toward a Revolutionary Humanism and edited the annotated version of Alex La Guma's A Soviet Journey.

Detritus of revolution

Nthikeng Mohlele’s novel Small Things (2013) provides a rejoinder to J. M. Coetzee’s Disgrace (1999), depicting a black man’s perspective on the failures of South Africa’s transition.

Back in the USSR

In 1978, exiled South African writer and leftist Alex La Guma traveled to the Soviet Union and wrote a book about it. A new, crritical annotated edition was published in 2018.

Fanon at Ninety

Frantz Fanon remains vital not only for his bracing anti-racism and anti-colonialism, but equally for the less-recognized, empathetic politics of solidarity he cultivated and exemplified.