Lauretta Ngcobo (13 September 1931 – 3 November 2015) was a South African novelist and essayist. After being in exile between 1963 and 1994, she lived in Durban. Her writings between the 1960s and early 1990s have been described as offering "significant insights into the experiences of Black women of apartheid's vagaries". As a novelist she is best known for And They Didn't Die (1990), set in 1950s South Africa and portraying "the particular oppression of women who struggle to survive, work the land and maintain a sense of dignity under the apartheid system while their husbands seek work in the mines and cities."

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  • Lauretta Ngcobo (13 September 1931 – 3 November 2015) was a South African novelist and essayist. After being in exile between 1963 and 1994, she lived in Durban. Her writings between the 1960s and early 1990s have been described as offering "significant insights into the experiences of Black women of apartheid's vagaries". As a novelist she is best known for And They Didn't Die (1990), set in 1950s South Africa and portraying "the particular oppression of women who struggle to survive, work the land and maintain a sense of dignity under the apartheid system while their husbands seek work in the mines and cities." (en)
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  • Lauretta Ngcobo (13 September 1931 – 3 November 2015) was a South African novelist and essayist. After being in exile between 1963 and 1994, she lived in Durban. Her writings between the 1960s and early 1990s have been described as offering "significant insights into the experiences of Black women of apartheid's vagaries". As a novelist she is best known for And They Didn't Die (1990), set in 1950s South Africa and portraying "the particular oppression of women who struggle to survive, work the land and maintain a sense of dignity under the apartheid system while their husbands seek work in the mines and cities." (en)
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