Les Africains veulent lire des auteurs
J. M. Coetzee
Le MondeLes Africains veulent lire des auteurs africains : effet de mode ou lame de fond ?Le MondeChez Magunga Bookstore, le nom officiel du site, on trouve les classiques de la littérature du continent : Chinua Achebe, J. M. Coetzee, Tahar Ben Jelloun, Nuruddin Farah ou le Kényan Ngugi wa Thiongo – donné gagnant chaque année pour le prix Nobel – ...
Posted on 26 March 2017 | 10:37 am
Briefly Noted - The New Yorker
The New YorkerBriefly NotedThe New Yorker“The Schooldays of Jesus,” “A Book of American Martyrs,” “Jonathan Swift,” and “This Close to Happy.” The Schooldays of Jesus, by J. M. Coetzee (Viking). Coetzee's austere sequel to “The Childhood of Jesus” picks up in an indeterminate country ...
Posted on 5 March 2017 | 9:00 pm
Constantin Cavàfis, éphèbe papillons -
Constantin Cavàfis, éphèbe papillonsNext«En attendant les Barbares» est sans doute le poème le plus célèbre de Cavàfis (c'est encore le titre d'un roman de J. M. Coetzee en 1980). La vie dans la Rome antique est suspendue parce que les Barbares doivent surgir d'un instant à l'autre, consuls, ...and more »
Posted on 3 March 2017 | 11:20 am
Babel y Laberinto|Hombre lento de JM Coetzee
Diario de Xalapa (Comunicado de prensa)Babel y Laberinto|Hombre lento de JM CoetzeeDiario de Xalapa (Comunicado de prensa)Cuando el 2 de octubre de 2003 fue anunciado el premio Nobel al sudafricano John Maxwell Coetzee, pocos sabían de su existencia. Era un autor de culto entre los lectores en lengua española. Sus libros habían tenido mínimos tirajes y escasa distribución.
Posted on 1 March 2017 | 1:38 am
Emirates Lit Fest 2017: Leila Aboulela on
The NationalEmirates Lit Fest 2017: Leila Aboulela on exploring issues of migration, identity and reglionThe NationalThe upheaval certainly informed Aboulela's first novel, The Translator, which was published in 1999 and championed by enigmatic South African author J M Coetzee. She might have been on familiar territory – it is about a Sudanese mother living in ...
Posted on 28 February 2017 | 4:35 am
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Posted on 13 April 2015 | 5:56 pm
A masterpiece of young geekhood
BOOK REVIEW | The author of ?The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet? is back with another dazzling performance.
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Re: Animal Testing
As an alumnus, I was glad to see the Argus’ recent articles discussing the cruelty animals are forced to endure in laboratories (“Animal Testing Poses Ethical Questions” 3/26 and “Ratting Out Animal Testing: Labs Seek Ethical Experimentation” 4/2). Last month, Nobel laureate J.M. Coetzee and more than 150 other thought-leaders and scientists endorsed a comprehensive study [...]
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 9:04 pm
Bookmarks: News and views from the book
April 4, 2015, 12:30 a.m. Martyn "Mr Booker" Goff, who died late last week, was a crucial figure in many aspects of the literary world, but his biggest impact was as administrator for 36 years of the Booker Prize. When he took over, the prize was not the guaranteed front-page story it is now.
Posted on 3 April 2015 | 7:58 am
Writers slam ‘censorship by bullet’ in
J. M. Coetzee
In an open letter published by PEN International and the Committee to Protect Journalists, writers and journalists including Salman Rushdie, J.M. Coetzee, Junot Díaz, Colm Tóibín, Noam Chomsky, Paul Auster, Margaret Atwood, Christiane Amanpour and Jon ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 11:40 am
J M Coetzee looks into the psychotherapist -
The contemporary gaze has been turned, lately, on stories. There is something in stories that is essential to our sense of what it means to be adequately human. Children intuitively grasp this and what makes sense to them tends to be what truly nourishes ...
Posted on 29 May 2015 | 12:14 am
Nobel laureate J.M. Coetzee signs open
Nobel laureate J.M. Coetzee has joined a group of 50 international academics, writers, lawyers and artists calling on the ACT government to stop its shooting of kangaroos, labelling culling as "ill-thought-out" and failing science. Winner of the 2003 Nobel ...
Posted on 19 May 2015 | 11:34 pm
J. M. Coetzee's Foe: a tale of an outcast,
Foe gives the castaway narrative a new twist, with the character Susan providing a female focus rarely employed in such stories. Narrative: J.M.Coetzee's tale of survival explores the nature of truth within stories and who has the power to tell those tales.
Posted on 8 March 2015 | 12:00 am
The Ethics Of Torture, Explored In A Painful
"Pain is truth," J.M. Coetzee writes, "all else is subject to doubt ... a pipe is pushed down its gullet and pints of salt water are poured into it." Waiting for the Barbarians was written in 1980, during the apartheid regime in South Africa.
Posted on 12 December 2014 | 6:17 am
Open Question: Is this a good thesis
J. M. Coetzee
In Disgrace J.M. Coetzee echoes the precariousness of white supremacy in South Africa through the use of symbolism and diction.
Posted on 29 May 2015 | 9:56 am
Resolved Question: When do the events in
I'm reading the novel "Regret" by JM Coetzee and I can't seem to figure out or find what year the setting of the book takes place in, and I'm curious. It mentions a stroboscopic camera (used 25 years ago) and the use of telephones is somewhat consistent. The professor listens to classical music and his students wear bizarre, bright clothing. Could this be the 50s-60s? Or the 70s?
Posted on 9 July 2012 | 4:13 am
Resolved Question: Do i know frm whr i can
i m writing essay on coetzee and his work in apartheid and post apartheid era. so do help me to collect more on coetzee. i like ths author much
Posted on 19 February 2011 | 9:35 pm
Resolved Question: How can I contact the
I am a translator and I would like to translate one of Coetzee's novels. Now I want to ask him for permission, so I need an email of him.
Posted on 13 March 2010 | 10:22 pm
Resolved Question: Why is J.M. Coetzee so
Posted on 6 December 2009 | 8:19 am