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Elizabeth Costello : eight lessons

Author: J M Coetzee
Publisher: London : Secker & Warburg, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From an award-acceptance speech at a New England liberal arts college to a lecture on evil in Amsterdam, Elizabeth Costello is a distinguished and aging Australian novelist whose life is revealed through a series of eight formal addresses.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Coetzee, J. M., 1940-
Elizabeth Costello.
London : Secker & Warburg, 2003
(OCoLC)606995231
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J M Coetzee
ISBN: 0436206161 9780436206160
OCLC Number: 52456771
Description: 233 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Lesson 1 Realism 1 --
Lesson 2 The Novel in Africa 35 --
Lesson 3 The Lives of Animals 59 --
Lesson 4 The Lives of Animals 91 --
Lesson 5 The Humanities in Africa 116 --
Lesson 6 The Problem of Evil 156 --
Lesson 7 Eros 183 --
Lesson 8 At the Gate 193 --
Postscript: Letter of Elizabeth, Lady Chandos 227.
Responsibility: J.M. Coetzee.

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Elizabeth Costello is a writer of international renown. Famous for an early novel from which, it seems, she will never escape, she has reached the stage where her remaining function is to be  Read more...

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