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J.M. Coetzee : South Africa and the politics of writing

Author: David Attwell
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1993.
Series: Perspectives on Southern Africa, 48.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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David Attwell defends the literary and political integrity of the South African novelist J.M. Coetzee, arguing that he has absorbed the textual turn of postmodern culture while still addressing his nation's ethical crisis. As a form of "situational metafiction," Coetzee's novels are shown to reconstruct and critique some of the key discourses in the history of colonialism and apartheid from the eighteenth century to  Read more...
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Attwell, David.
J.M. Coetzee.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1993
(DLC) 92013468
(OCoLC)25708420
Named Person: J M Coetzee; J M Coetzee; J M Coetzee; J M Coetzee; John Maxwell Coetzee; John M Coetzee
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Attwell
ISBN: 9780520912519 0520912519 0585224234 9780585224237 0520078101 9780520078109 0520078128 9780520078123 0864862474 9780864862471
OCLC Number: 44959076
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 147 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Contexts: Literary, historical, intellectual --
"The labyrinth of my history": Dusklands and the heart of the country --
Reading the signs of history: Waiting for the barbarians --
Writing in "the cauldrons of history": Life and times of Michael K and Foe --
Conclusion: Age of iron --
Notes --
Works cited --
Index.
Series Title: Perspectives on Southern Africa, 48.
Responsibility: David Attwell.
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