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The essential gesture : writing, politics, and places

Author: Nadine Gordimer; Stephen Clingman
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Selected from over 160 titles this is an anthology of non-fiction writings by one of South Africa's most respected writers and author of the Booker Prize winner "The Conservationist". She also wrote  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Nadine Gordimer; Nadine Gordimer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nadine Gordimer; Stephen Clingman
ISBN: 0140122125 9780140122121
OCLC Number: 19739631
Description: vii, 356 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Beginnings. A bolter and the invincible summer --
A writer in South Africa. Where do whites fit in? ; Chief Luthuli ; Great problems in the street ; Censored, banned, gagged ; Why did Bram Fischer choose jail? ; One man living through it ; Speak out : the necessity for protest ; A writer's freedom ; Selecting my stories ; Letter from Johannesburg, 1976 ; Relevance and commitment --
A writer in Africa. Egypt revisited ; The Congo River ; Madagascar ; Pula! ; Merci Dieu, it changes ; A vision of two blood-red suns --
Living in the interregnum. The unkillable world ; Censors and unconfessed history ; Living in the interregnum ; The essential gesture ; Letter from Johannesburg, 1985.
Responsibility: Nadine Gordimer ; edited and introduced by Stephen Clingman.
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