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The Later fiction of Nadine Gordimer

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Gordimer, Nadine -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Women and literature -- South Africa -- History -- 20th century,
    • South Africa -- In literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Bruce King.
      ContributionsKing, Bruce Alvin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9369.3.G6 Z76 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 249 p. ;
      Number of Pages249
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1711533M
      ISBN 100312085346
      LC Control Number92013518

      From the Margins of Empire: Christina Stead, Doris Lessing, Nadine Gordimer Louise Yelin Cornell University Press. Situated at the intersection of the colonial and the postcolonial, the modern and the postmodern, the novelists Christina Stead, Doris Lessing, and Nadine Gordimer all bear witness to this century’s global transformations. Abstract. It is a temptation to read My Son’s Story, Nadine Gordimer’s tenth novel, as a bold new breakthrough, the novel in which she ‘drenches the censors’ and plunges into the welter of life in South Africa without regard to her marginal position as a white , the father implicit in the title, is a mixed-race (‘coloured’) teacher radicalized by his students in the.

        Nadine Gordimer, the South African writer whose literary ambitions led her into the heart of apartheid to create a body of fiction that won her a Nobel Prize in , died Sunday in . More on Nadine Gordimer From the Archives of The New York Times. ANOTHER REVIEW OF 'HOUSE GUN': A Fatal Triangle in the Long Shadow of Apartheid (Janu ) ''Ms. Gordimer's latest novel, 'The House Gun,' suggests -- as her novel 'None to Accompany Me' did -- that she has yet to come to terms, artistically, with the dismantling of apartheid and her country's drastically altered.

      The award to Nadine Gordimer of the Nobel Prize for Literature in was an affirmation of her distinctive contribution to twentieth-century fiction and to the creation of a literature that challenges apartheid. In this study, which may be used as an introduction as well as by those already familiar with Gordimer's work, Dominic Head discusses each of her novels in detail, paying close 4/5(1). Nadine Gordimer was born in in a small town near Johannesburg, South Africa, and graduated from the U niversity of W itwatersrand. She has taught at several A merican universities, but continues to reside in her native country. A prolific writer, Gordimer has published more than twenty books of fiction (novels and short story collections).


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This new book examine such topics as the autobiographical basis of her fiction, her relationship to feminism, the place of the white woman in black Africa, the ambiguity of revolutionary politics, her ambivalent relationship to Judaism, her use of irony.

Nobel Prizewinner Nadine Gordimer's novels and short stories from The Conservationist to Jump have been her best and most controversial work.

This new book examine such topics as the autobiographical basis of her fiction, her relationship to feminism, the place of the white woman in black Africa, the ambiguity of revolutionary politics, her ambivalent relationship to Judaism, her use of irony Pages: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Nobody's children': families in Gordimer's later novels / John Cooke --Collector's art, collective action: the search for commitment in Nadine Gordimer's fiction / Graham Huggan --Black and white in grey: Irony and judgement in Gordimer's fiction / Rowland Smith --Placing spaces: style.

Nadine Gordimer: five must-read books Following the Nobel laureate's death a readers can look back at a career lasting more than six decades. Here are some of its highlights.

Nadine Gordimer (20 November – 13 July ) was The Later fiction of Nadine Gordimer book South African writer, political activist and recipient of the Nobel Prize in was recognized as a woman "who through her magnificent epic writing has – in the words of Alfred Nobel – been of very great benefit to humanity".

Gordimer's writing dealt with moral and racial issues, particularly apartheid in South Africa. Nadine Gordimer was first a writer of fiction and a defender of creativity and expression. But as a white South African who hated apartheid’s dehumanisation of blacks, she.

Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer, whose novels and stories record and define apartheid, argues that a writer's highest calling is to bear witness to the evils of conflict and injustice. Analysis of Nadine Gordimer’s Novels By Nasrullah Mambrol on April 9, • (0). Untilwhen the last of South Africa’s apartheid laws was repealed, to be personally liberated and to be South African was to be doomed to a continuing struggle between the desire for further freedom and development for oneself and the desire for the liberation of the country’s oppressed masses.

Nadine Gordimer is a towering figure of world literature. She exemplifies a belief, now seemingly forgotten in a literary culture which has been under attack by the ubiquity of the superficial, that a writer can be the mouthpiece of a time, a spokesperson for a crusade, and a tireless examiner of moral and psychological truth.

Books by Nadine Gordimer Nadine Gordimer Average rating 27, ratings 2, reviews shelved 5, times Showing 30 distinct works.

Nadine Gordimer, South African novelist and short-story writer whose major theme was exile and alienation. She received the Nobel Prize for Literature in Gordimer was born into a privileged white middle-class family and began reading at an early age.

By the age of. When the long-awaited collapse of apartheid in South Africa ushered in democratic elections insome readers feared that Nadine Gordimer's fiction would lose its inventive energy and moral force.

But Gordimer, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature inremained a vocal human rights activist and almost serenely continued to produce novels and stories, at least a few of which rank.

Nadine Gordimer was born to Jewish immigrant parents on Nov. 20,in Springs, a mining town in the province now known as Gauteng (formerly.

Analysis of Nadine Gordimer’s Stories By Nasrullah Mambrol on Ap • (0). Nadine Gordimer (20 November – 13 July ) is a distinguished novelist and short-story writer. About Selected Stories, drawn from her earlier volumes of stories, a reviewer said that the stories “are marked by the courage of moral vision and the beauty of artistic complexity.

Nadine Gordimer is the author of eleven previous novels, as well as collections of stories and essays. She has received many awards, including the Booker Prize (for The Conservationist in ) and the Nobel Prize in Literature in She lives in Johannesburg, South Africa.3/5(7).

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By now, you know that Nadine Gordimer has was 90 years old. Back inwhen she won the Nobel Prize, The New York Times made this announcement. Nadine Gordimer, whose novels of South Africa portray the conflicts and contradictions of a racist society, was named winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature today as her country finally begins to dismantle the.

Nadine Gordimer won the Booker Prize in with The Conservationist, and later was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. She is clearly a fine writer, but Reviews:. Nadine Gordimer dies aged 14 Jul ; Nadine Gordimer's novels have retained their power.

15 Mar ; Nadine Gordimer attacks ANC Secrecy Bill. 21 Nov ; A writer's life: Nadine Gordimer.July's People is a novel by the South African writer Nadine er wrote the book before the end of apartheid as her prediction of how it would end.

The book was notably banned in South Africa after its publication. [1] Plot. The novel is set during a fictional civil war in which black South Africans have violently overturned the system of apartheid.10 Things We Love About Nadine Gordimer The late literary legend Nadine Gordimer from Springs, East Rand, would've turned 92 today.

The Nobel Prize Laureate was a magnificent force in South African literature, political activism and an inspiration to us .