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Posted on 1 April 2018 | 5:59 am
  Drue Heinz — philanthropist, literary
Pittsburgh Post-GazetteDrue Heinz — philanthropist, literary force, widow of H.J. 'Jack ...Pittsburgh Post-GazetteDrue Heinz, a generous patron of the arts, Pittsburgh's biggest literary angel, co-founder of Ecco Press and publisher of The Paris Review for 15 years, died Friday in Lasswade, Scotland. She was 103 and the widow of H.J. “Jack” Heinz II, grandson of ...and more »
Posted on 30 March 2018 | 9:58 am
  Winners of 2018 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards
cleveland.comWinners of 2018 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards announced | cleveland ...cleveland.comCLEVELAND,Ohio -- The Cleveland Foundation announced the winners of the 83rd annual Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards on Thursday at the Maltz Performing Arts Center at Case Western Reserve University. The announcement was to be made by 2015 Anisfield-Wolf ...and more »
Posted on 29 March 2018 | 4:06 pm
  Poetry-in-the-Round Hosts Acclaimed Author
Seton Hall University News & EventsPoetry-in-the-Round Hosts Acclaimed Author Heidi JulavitsSeton Hall University News & EventsPoetry-in-the-Round has brought some of the best contemporary writers from around the world to Seton Hall University for the past three decades. Some of those visitors have included Joyce Carol Oates, E.L. Doctorow, Nadine Gordimer, C.K. Williams ...
Posted on 27 March 2018 | 11:17 am
  Next DIFCON to explore whether art is on the
Next DIFCON to explore whether art is on the side of the oppressed or the oppressorUniversity at Buffalo ReporterThe Office of Inclusive Excellence will host a panel discussion on March 27 that will explore the success of the movie “Black Panther” to inform the question of whether “art…, in the words of Nobel Laureate Nadine Gordimer, “…is on the side of the ...
Posted on 21 March 2018 | 9:03 am
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  Guenther Grass remembered for Nobel-winning
A trained sculptor, Grass made his literary reputation with "The Tin Drum," published in 1959.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 5:37 pm
  The Greatness of Günter Grass
In 1982, when I was in Hamburg for the publication of the German translation of “Midnight’s Children,” I was asked by my publishers if I would like to meet Günter Grass. Well, obviously I wanted to, and so I was driven out to the village of Wewelsfleth, outside Hamburg, where Grass then lived. He had two houses in the village; he wrote and lived in one and used the other as an art studio. After ...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 3:46 pm
  Nobel Prize-winning German writer Guenter
Guenter Grass, the Nobel-winning German writer who gave voice to the generation that came of age during the horrors of the Nazi era but later ran into controversy over his own World War II past and stance toward Israel, has died. Matthias Wegener, spokesman for the Steidl publishing house, confirmed that Grass died Monday morning in a Luebeck hospital. Grass was lauded by Germans for helping to ...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 10:26 am
  Gunter Grass, Nobel Prize-winning writer,
Günter Grass, the Nobel Prize-winning German novelist and social critic that many considered a voice for those who came of age during the Nazi era, but who later caused controversy after admitting he had been a member of the Waffen-SS, has died. He was 87. Grassâs publishing house, the Steidl...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 8:56 am
  Guenter Grass, Nobel literature laureate,
Grass died in a clinic in the city of Luebeck, where he was taken over the weekend, said Steidl publishing spokeswoman Claudia Glenewinkel. German media are reporting he died of pneumonia.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 8:38 am
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  'Birthmark': Marked by the strong and weak
Clingman’s is a measured writing style that readers of his other works, among them the standard-setting critical study, The Novels of Nadine Gordimer: History From the Inside, and Bram Fischer: Afrikaner Revolutionary, will readily recognise. Here ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 8:01 pm
  11 Frequently Banned Books By Female Writers
South African writer and political activist Nadine Gordimer wrote this 1981 novel during the height of apartheid. An active member of the anti-apartheid movement, Gordimer fashions the book to predict how apartheid ends. The Smales family is liberal ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 12:04 pm
  Justin Cartwright talks Man Booker prize,
Yet Cartwright also lays much of the blame on Jacob Zuma’s ANC. “Nadine Gordimer came over just before she died. She didn’t want to talk about books or the arts, but about the abuse of the constitution by the government,” he said. “It is one of ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 10:00 am
  Nadine Gordimer: The voice of Oppression
Today’s woman in focus will be Nadine Gordimer. She was born in 1923 and died in July of this year. She was a South African writer, political activist and recipient of the 1991 Nobel Prize in Literature. Nadine Gordimer was active in the anti-apartheid ...
Posted on 1 September 2014 | 12:16 pm
  Nadine Gordimer: evergreen, ageless and an
The only thing small about Nadine Gordimer was her size . Her huge literary presence will be missed • A life in pictures • A life in quotes • Obituary: Nadine Gordimer, 1923-2014 • Five must-read books Nadine Gordimer has died. It seems impossible ...
Posted on 14 July 2014 | 10:20 pm
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  Gordimer: free expression threatened in
Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer is leading South African writers in speaking out against proposals she fears will muzzle freedom of speech in her homeland.
Posted on 24 August 2010 | 9:09 am
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  EverySongIveEve: "There is no
EveryS*^gIveEve: "There is no forgetting how we could live if *^ly we could find the way. We must c*^tinue to be tormented by the ideal." - Nadine Gordimer
Posted on 19 July 2018 | 2:19 pm
  _Zeets: Anyway, Tessa Hadley is great. I
_Zeets: Anyway, Tessa Hadley is great. I started reading her after listening to her discuss a Nadine Gordimer short story,…
Posted on 19 July 2018 | 2:19 pm
  dunQo_ke: RT @NobelPrize: Nadine Gordimer
dunQo_ke: RT @NobelPrize: Nadine Gordimer was a fearless anti-apartheid activist and writer who kept the true face of racism right in fr*#&t of us, in…
Posted on 19 July 2018 | 2:19 pm
  Ellie_the_Fairy: The #truth isn't always
Ellie_the_Fairy: The #truth isn't always beauty, but the hunger for it is.Nadine Gordimer #ThursdayMotivati@& #ThursdayThoughts #wisewords
Posted on 19 July 2018 | 2:19 pm
  kbfiraqGwd: RT @parisreview: “Proust has
kbfiraqGwd: RT @parisreview: “Proust has been an influence !% me, all my life—an influence so deep it frightens me.” —Nadine Gordimer…
Posted on 19 July 2018 | 2:19 pm
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  Open Question: Please help, english?Nadine
1) What struck you about Nadine Gordimer’s access to multiculturalism as a youth? 2) How did this have an effect on her writing? Provide examples? 3) What surprised you about Nadine Gordimer? 4) How does being a woman change Nadine Gordimer’s success? How does her race change her success?
Posted on 22 April 2016 | 3:16 am
  Open Question: English Questions!!
1) What struck you about Nadine Gordimer’s access to multiculturalism as a youth? 2) How did this have an effect on her writing? Provide examples? 3) What surprised you about Nadine Gordimer? 4) How does being a woman change Nadine Gordimer’s success? How does her race change her success?
Posted on 29 February 2016 | 4:08 am
  Resolved Question: Help with text meaning:
I've been trying to read "Some are born to sweet delight" by Nadine Gordimer and right at the beginning there's a sentence I just can't understand, so would anyone like to clarify this one for me? A family took in a boy, rented him the spare room they had. And then: "There had rubbed off on the braid of the commissionaire father's uniform, through the contact of club members' coats and briefcases he relieved them of, loyal consciousness of the danger of bombs affixed under the cars of members of parliament and financiers." And then they talk about "No Irish" rule, while renting the room.
Posted on 7 April 2013 | 4:58 am
  Resolved Question: "Once Upon a
Hello, What is the character analysis/study of "Once Upon a Time" by Nadine Gordimer? I can't find one online nor in the college's library database! if any knows where I can find one what would be great! Thank you *that*
Posted on 3 April 2013 | 1:31 pm
  Resolved Question: Whats the mood of The
I have to do an English project about the conflicting moods in The Stranger by Albert Camus and The Pickup by Nadine Gordimer. I know the The Stranger has a very dark mood to it... but I can't figure out what the mood is in The Pickup... Please Help!!!
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