Truer Than Fiction - Nadine Gordimer Writing Post-Apartheid South Africa
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Paperback. 368 pages. Dimensions: 8.6in. x 5.9in. x 1.3in.Nadine Gordimer is one of South Africas most prominent authors. In 1991, she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. TRUER THAN FICTION charts this iconic writers post-apartheid work, focusing primarily, but not exclusively, on the four novels she published between 1994 and 2005: NONE TO ACCOMPANY ME (1994), THE HOUSE GUN (1998), THE PICKUP (2001), and GET A LIFE (2005). The study includes a brief biographical outline of Gordimers life and a discussion of her long-standing status as the voice of South Africa. It also provides the contemporary socio-historical and literary contexts for her work after the countrys first democratic elections in 1994. The core of the study constitutes a thematic assessment of Gordimers fiction and non- fiction after 1994, explored in the light of these contexts. Drawing upon such schools of thought as postcolonial theory, cultural studies, ecocriticism, feminist criticism and gender studies, as well as the rich critical reception of her writing, TRUER THAN FICTION illuminates the continued importance of Nadine Gordimers oeuvre in her home country and across the world. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783838100661
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About the Author: Karina Magdalena Szczurek has a PhD in English and American Literature from the University of Salzburg. She is a writer and literary critic. Her work has appeared in various academic as well as literary journals and anthologies. She lives in South Africa where she is a regular book reviewer for The Sunday Independent.
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Publisher: Sudwestdeutscher Verlag Fur Hochschulschriften AG
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