Nadine Gordimer

by Christopher Heywood

Publisher: Profile in Windsor, Berkshire, England

Written in English
Cover of: Nadine Gordimer | Christopher Heywood
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  • South Africa

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  • Gordimer, Nadine -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Women and literature -- South Africa -- History -- 20th century.,
  • South Africa -- In literature.

Edition Notes

Statementby Christopher Heywood.
SeriesWriters and their work ;, 281
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 89/20588 (P), PR9369.3.G6
The Physical Object
Pagination50 p. :
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2971565M
ISBN 100853836183
LC Control Number84218641

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She has received many awards, including the Booker Prize (for The Conservationist in ) and the Nobel Prize in Literature in   Nadine Gordimer is the author of eleven previous novels, as well as collections of stories and essays.

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Gordimer’s first novel was still a few years away, but Face to Face — a collection of short stories — was the young author’s first book. Telling Times: Writing and.

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Nadine Gordimer was born in Springs, South Africa. Her parents were Jewish immigrants; her father was from Latvia and her mother was from England.

Nadine began writing at the age of nine, and was just 15 years old when her first work was published. The novel entitled The Conservationist () gave her international breakthrough.

The award to Nadine Gordimer of the Nobel Prize for Literature in was an affirmation of her distinctive contribution to twentieth-century fiction and to the creation of a literature that challenges apartheid.

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She was of Jewish descent. Gordimer's writing helped abolishing apartheid in Born: 20 NovemberSprings, Transvaal. Nadine Gordimer Biographical B orn in Springs, South Africa, 20/11/ Daughter of Isidore and Nan Gordimer. Has lived all her life, and continues to live, in South Africa. Principal works: 10 novels, including A Guest of Honour, The Conservationist, Burger’s Daughter, July’s People, A Sport of Nature, My Son’s Story and her most recent, None to Accompany Me.

In A Chip of Glass Ruby by Nadine Gordimer we have the theme of sacrifice, prejudice, selfishness, justice, commitment and apartheid.

Set in South Africa the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Gordimer may be exploring the theme of sacrifice.

Gordimer employs this confinement as a stage for revelations of her major characters’ contrasted and intertwined professional and personal lives. Benni is a successful advertising copywriter, whose clients include commercial enterprises her husband opposes.

Nadine Gordimer, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, was born and lives in South Africa. About Burger’s Daughter This is the moving story of the unforgettable Rosa Burger, a young woman from South Africa cast in the mold of a revolutionary tradition.

About this Item: Alfred A. Knopf, Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. some edge wear to dust jacket and boards; Gordimer weaves together the tale of the life of Hillela, a South African Jew, with a. Nadine Gordimer was born in in a small town near Johannesburg, South Africa, and graduated from the U niversity of W itwatersrand.

She has taught at several A merican universities, but continues to reside in her native country. A prolific writer, Gordimer has published more than twenty books of fiction (novels and short story collections).

In this month’s fiction podcast, Tessa Hadley reads “City Lovers,” a story by the South African writer and Nobel Prize, winner Nadine story, which was published in The New.Gordimer's English publisher, Bloomsbury, also responded with generosity.

"To cut a long happy story short, I now have 11 publishers worldwide for this book, which is, of course, more than one could ever have dreamed.

I've had wonderful support with this book. It's not really my book. It's our book. The writers' book and the publishers' book.