J. M. Coetzee in Context and Theory (Continuum Literary by Robert Eaglestone,Elleke Boehmer,Katy Iddiols

By Robert Eaglestone,Elleke Boehmer,Katy Iddiols

Nobel Laureate and the 1st writer to win the Booker Prize two times, J.M. Coetzee might be the world’s top residing novelist writing in English. together with a world roster of global prime critics and novelists, and drawing on new learn, this leading edge booklet analyses the complete diversity of Coetzee’s paintings, from his most modern novels via his memoirs and demanding writing. It deals quite a number views on his courting with the old, political, cultural and social context of South Africa. It additionally contextualises Coetzee’s paintings with regards to his literary affects, colonial and post-colonial background, the Holocaust and colonial genocides, the ‘politics’ and which means of the Nobel prize in South Africa and Coetzee’s very public circulation from South Africa to Australia. together with a massive unpublished essay via best South African novelist André breaking point, this publication deals the main updated examine of Coetzee's paintings at present on hand.

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