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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Translations into English
Named Person: Nelson Mandela; Nelson Mandela
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nelson Mandela; Jacques Derrida; Mustapha Tlili
ISBN: 0805005811 9780805005813
OCLC Number: 16003923
Notes: "Portions of this book were originally published in France by Editions Gallimard under the title Pour Nelson Mandela"--T.p. verso.
Description: xv, 256 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Nelson Mandela : a tribute and excerpt from Burger's daughter / Nadine Gordimer --
The laws of reflection : Nelson Mandela, in admiration / Jacques Derrida --
Brief dream / Samuel Beckett --
This man, this country / Susan Sontag --
Far away ; "On the conduct of the world seeking beauty against government" / Allen Ginsberg --
Nelson Mandela in Brazil / Jorge Amado --
Drab shutters / John Ashberry --
Apartheid / Michel Leiris --
The future itself / Mustapha Tlili --
In the icy waters of selfish calculation / Juan Goytisolo. The foreigner remembered by a local man / Richard Howard --
One step forward, three steps back / Kateb Yacine --
The parable of the silent heads / William S. Burroughs --
Passages : Earth space / Ntozake Shange --
Like a field of love / Adonis --
Mashoka Elfu Moja (the thousand axes rebellion) / Olympe Bhêly-Quênum --
With Nelson Mandela / Edmond Jabès --
Woyzeck-the wound / Heiner Müller --
Mood indigo / Severo Sarduy --
The parting of the cake / Hélène Cixous --
For Nelson Mandela ; Desire / Joyce Carol Oates --
When a country so grossly mistreats its citizens, it heaps shame upon itself ; Trying to save Piggy Sneed / John Irving --
Our responsibility / Maurice Blanchot.
Other Titles: Pour Nelson Mandela.
Responsibility: edited by Jacques Derrida, Mustapha Tlili.

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