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Gordimer, Nadine
Telling times : writing and living, 1954-2008 / Nadine Gordimer
1st American ed
New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Browsing/1st Flr  PR9369.3.G6 T46 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject Gordimer, Nadine
Subject(s) Women authors, South African -- 20th century -- Biography
Physical Description 742 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references
The first comprehensive collection of Gordimer's nonfiction
Contents The 1950s: A South African childhood: allusions in a landscape (1954) -- Hassan in America (1955) -- Egypt revisited (1959) -- Chief Luthuli (1959) -- Apartheid (1959). The 1960s: The Congo (1961) -- Party of one (1963) -- A Bolter and the invincible summer (1963) -- Censored, banned, gagged (1963) -- Great problems in the street (1963) -- Notes of an expropriator (1964) -- Taking into account: Simone de Beauvoir's Force of circumstance (1966) -- One man living through it (1966) -- Why did Bram Fischer choose jail? (1966) -- The Short story in South Africa (1968) -- Madagascar (1969). The 1970s: Merci Dieu, it changes: Accra and Abidjan (1971) -- Pack up, black man (1971) -- Unchaining poets (1972) -- The New black poets (1973) -- A Writer's freedom (1976) -- English-language literature and politics in South Africa (1976) -- Letter from Soweto (1976) -- What being a South African means to me: address at the University of Cape Town (1977) -- Transkei: a vision of two blood-red suns (1978) -- Relevance and commitment (1979) -- Pula!: Botswana (1979). The 1980s: The Prison-house of colonialism: Ruth First's and Ann Scott's Olive Schreiner (1980) -- Letter from the 153rd state (1980) -- The South African censor: no change (1981) -- Unconfessed history: Alan Paton's Ah, but your land is beautiful (1982) -- Mysterious incest: Patrick White's Flaws in the grass: a self-portrait (1982) -- The Child is the man: Wole Soyinka's Aké: the years of childhood (1982) -- Living in the interregnum (1983) -- The Idea of gardening: J.M. Coetzee's The life and times of Michael K (1984) -- New notes from underground: Breyten Breytenbach's Mouroir (1984) -- The Essential gesture (1985) -- Letter from Johannesburg (1985) -- Huddleston: a sign (1988) -- The Gap between the writer and the reader (1989) -- Censorship--the final solution: the case of Salman Rushdie (1989) -- The African pot (1989). The 1990s: A Writer's vital gift to a free society: The Satanic verses (1990) -- Freedom struggles out of the chrysalis (1990) -- Sorting the images from the man: Nelson Mandela (1990) -- Censorship and its aftermath (1990) -- Joseph Roth: labyrinth of empire and exile (1991) -- Turning the page: African writers on the threshold of the twenty-first century (1992) -- Beyond myth: Mandela's mettle (1993) -- Rising to the ballot (1994) -- Letter from South Africa (1995) -- Cannes epilogue (1995) -- Remembering Barney Simon (1995) -- Our century (1995) -- The Status of the writer in the world today: Which world? Whose world? (1997) -- The Poor are always with us: the eradication of poverty (1997) -- From a correspondence with Kenzaburo Oe (1998) -- Octavio Paz: poet-archer (1999) -- When art meets politics (1999) -- A Letter to future generations (1999) -- Five years into freedom: my new South African identity (1999) -- Hemingway's expatriates: a way of looking at the world (1999). The 2000s: Personal Proust (2000) -- Africa's plague, and everyone's (2000) -- What news on the Rialto? (2001) -- The Dwelling place of words (2001) -- The Entitlement approach (2001) -- The Ballad of the Fifth Avenue Hotel (2001) -- Chinua Achebe and Things fall apart (2002) -- Joseph Conrad and Almayer's folly (2002) -- A Coincidence of wills? (2003) -- Witness--past or present? (2003) -- Fear eats the soul (2003) -- Living with a writer (2003) -- Edward Said (2003) -- With them you never know: Albert Memmi (2003) -- William Plomer and Turbott Wolfe (2003) -- Atlantis (2003) -- Thirst (2003) -- Questions journalists don't ask (2003) -- "To you I can": Gustave Flaubert's November (2004) -- Leo Tolstoy and The death of Ivan Ilyich (2005) -- Susan Sontag (2005) -- Home truths from the past: Machiavelli or Erasmus? (2005) -- Witness: the inward testimony (2006) -- Desmond Tutu as I know him (2006) -- Lust and death: Philip Roth's Everyman (2006) Faith, reason and war (2006) -- Naguib Mahfouz's Three novels of ancient Egypt (2007) -- Experiencing two absolutes (2008) -- The Lion in literature (2006)

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