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Igniting a Fire, Extinguishing the Self

As a young man, Breyten Breytenbach left his native South Africa to pursue art in Paris. In addition to critical acclaim, he found the dharma and the underground anti-apartheid movement. His next trip home would lead to seven years in prison. Amy Karafin profiles this poet, painter, and “uncitizen” of the world.

By amy karafin
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