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Nadine Gordimer revisited

Author: Barbara Temple-Thurston
Publisher: New York : Twayne Publishers, ©1999.
Series: Twayne's world authors series, TWAS 881.; Twayne's world authors series., African literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Nadine Gordimer, winner of the 1991 Nobel Prize for Literature, is one of Africa's most distinguished writers of novels, short stories, essays, and book reviews. A South African citizen who remained in that country through the bitterly racist years of apartheid, she gained a reputation for her political activism, particularly her championing of human rights." "In this appraisal of Gordimer's twelve novels, Barbara  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Temple-Thurston, Barbara.
Nadine Gordimer revisited.
New York : Twayne Publishers, ©1999
(OCoLC)606353187
Named Person: Nadine Gordimer; Nadine Gordimer; Nadine Gordimer; Nadine Gordimer; Nadine Gordimer; Nadine Gordimer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Temple-Thurston
ISBN: 0805746080 9780805746082
OCLC Number: 40555876
Description: xix, 166 pages : portrait ; 23 cm.
Contents: The rise of a writer: "Falling, falling through the surface" --
Where do whites fit in? The lying days, A world of strangers, and Occasion for loving --
The novel and the nation: The late bourgeois world, A guest of honour, and The conservationist --
Living in the interregnum: Burger's daughter and July's people --
Apprentices of freedom: A sport of nature, My son's story, and None to accompany me --
The future is another country: The house gun.
Series Title: Twayne's world authors series, TWAS 881.; Twayne's world authors series., African literature.
Responsibility: Barbara Temple-Thurston.

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"Nadine Gordimer, winner of the 1991 Nobel Prize for Literature, is one of Africa's most distinguished writers of novels, short stories, essays, and book reviews. A South African citizen who remained in that country through the bitterly racist years of apartheid, she gained a reputation for her political activism, particularly her championing of human rights." "In this appraisal of Gordimer's twelve novels, Barbara Temple-Thurston stresses the writer's enduring quality as an artist beyond the confines of the politics of apartheid."--Jacket.

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