A Companion to the Works of J. M. Coetzee

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"A Companion to the Works of J. M. Coetzee has a total of 257 pages which are papers from writer 'Tim Mehigan'. New essays providing critical views of Coetzee's major works for the scholar and the general reader. 2014-02 time of publication of the book, [-Boydell & Brewer-]"

Publisher : Boydell & Brewer
Pages : 257 Paper
Genre : Literary Criticism
No.ID : QcxvAwAAQBAJ
ISBN-10 : 1571139028
ISBN-13 : 9781571139023
Time : 2014-02
Author : Tim Mehigan
Size : 768 KB/s
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Original Synopsis

"J.M. Coetzee and the Idea of the Public Intellectual has a total of 246 pages which are papers from writer 'Jane Poyner'. This text addresses the contribution J.M. Coetzee has made to contemporary literature, not least for the contentious forays his work makes into South African political discourse and the field of postcolonial studies. 2006 time of publication of the book, [-Ohio University Press-]"

Publisher : Ohio University Press
Pages : 246 Paper
Genre : Literary Criticism
No.ID : BalLL9BL4acC
ISBN-10 : 0821416863
ISBN-13 : 9780821416860
Time : 2006
Author : Jane Poyner
Size : 246 KB/s
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Doubling the Point

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"Doubling the Point has a total of 438 pages which are papers from writer 'J. M. Coetzee, David Attwell'. Nadine Gordimer has written of J.M. Coetzee that his vision goes to the nerve-centre of being. What he finds there is more than most people will ever know about themselves, and he conveys it with a brilliant writer's mastery of tension and elegance. Doubling the Point takes the reader to the center of that vision. These essays and interviews, documenting Coetzee's longtime engagement with his own culture, and with modern culture in general, constitute a literary autobiography. 1992 time of publication of the book, [-Harvard University Press-]"

Publisher : Harvard University Press
Pages : 438 Paper
Genre : History
No.ID : dZ7_o8ElbQoC
ISBN-10 : 9780674215184
ISBN-13 : 0674215184
Time : 1992
Author : J. M. Coetzee, David Attwell
Size : 796 KB/s
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J.M. Coetzee

Original Synopsis

"J.M. Coetzee has a total of 160 pages which are papers from writer 'David Attwell'. David Attwell defends the literary and political integrity of South African novelist J.M. Coetzee by arguing that Coetzee has absorbed the textual turn of postmodern culture while still addressing the ethical tensions of the South African crisis. As a form of "situational metafiction," Coetzee's writing reconstructs and critiques some of the key discourses in the history of colonialism and apartheid from the eighteenth century to the present. While self-conscious about fiction-making, it takes seriously the condition of the society in which it is produced. Attwell begins by describing the intellectual and political contexts surrounding Coetzee's fiction and then provides a developmental analysis of his six novels, drawing on Coetzee's other writings in stylistics, literary criticism, translation, political journalism and popular culture. Elegantly written, Attwell's analysis deals with both Coetzee's subversion of the dominant culture around him and his ability to see the complexities of giving voice to the anguish of South Africa. 1993-06-11 time of publication of the book, [-Univ of California Press-]"

Publisher : Univ of California Press
Pages : 160 Paper
Genre : History
No.ID : pP44ETxI91AC
ISBN-10 : 9780520912519
ISBN-13 : 0520912519
Time : 1993-06-11
Author : David Attwell
Size : 659 KB/s
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J. M. Coetzee: Countervoices

Original Synopsis

"J. M. Coetzee: Countervoices has a total of 230 pages which are papers from writer 'Carrol Clarkson'. Clarkson pays sustained attention to the dynamic interaction between Coetzee's fiction and his critical writing, exploring the Nobel prize-winner's participation in, and contribution to, contemporary literary-philosophical debates. The book engages with the most recent literary and philosophical responses to Coetzee's work. 2009-10-29 time of publication of the book, [-Springer-]"

Publisher : Springer
Pages : 230 Paper
Genre : Literary Criticism
No.ID : 6jAWDAAAQBAJ
ISBN-10 : 0230245447
ISBN-13 : 9780230245440
Time : 2009-10-29
Author : Carrol Clarkson
Size : 889 KB/s
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Youth

Original Synopsis

"Youth has a total of 176 pages which are papers from writer 'J.M. Coetzee'. Youth's narrator, a student in 1950s South Africa, has long been plotting an escape from his native country. Studying mathematics, reading poetry, saving money, he tries to ensure that when he arrives in the real world he will be prepared to experience life to its full intensity, and transform it into art. Arriving at last in London, however, he finds neither poetry nor romance. Instead he succumbs to the monotony of life as a computer programmer, from which random, loveless affairs offer no relief. Devoid of inspiration, he stops writing and begins a dark pilgrimage in which he is continually tested and continually found wanting. Set against the background of the 1960s, Youth is a remarkable portrait of a consciousness turning in on itself. J. M. Coetzee explores a young man's struggle to find his way in the world with tenderness and a fierce clarity. 2015-05-28 time of publication of the book, [-Random House-]"

Publisher : Random House
Pages : 176 Paper
Genre : Fiction
No.ID : 19iNCQAAQBAJ
ISBN-10 : 1409020061
ISBN-13 : 9781409020066
Time : 2015-05-28
Author : J.M. Coetzee
Size : 446 KB/s
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Giving Offense

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"Giving Offense has a total of 297 pages which are papers from writer 'J. M. Coetzee'. Winner of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature. J. M. Coetzee presents a coherent, unorthodox analysis of censorship from the perspective of one who has lived and worked under its shadow. The essays collected here attempt to understand the passion that plays itself out in acts of silencing and censoring. He argues that a destructive dynamic of belligerence and escalation tends to overtake the rivals in any field ruled by censorship. From Osip Mandelstam commanded to compose an ode in praise of Stalin, to Breyten Breytenbach writing poems under and for the eyes of his prison guards, to Aleksander Solzhenitsyn engaging in a trial of wits with the organs of the Soviet state, Giving Offense focuses on the ways authors have historically responded to censorship. It also analyzes the arguments of Catharine MacKinnon for the suppression of pornography and traces the operations of the old South African censorship system. "The most impressive feature of Coetzee's essays, besides his ear for language, is his coolheadedness. He can dissect repugnant notions and analyze volatile emotions with enviable poise."—Kenneth Baker, San Francisco Chronicle Book Review "Those looking for simple, ringing denunciations of censorship's evils will be disappointed. Coetzee explicitly rejects such noble tritenesses. Instead . . . he pursues censorship's deeper, more fickle meanings and unmeanings."—Kirkus Reviews "These erudite essays form a powerful, bracing criticism of censorship in its many guises."—Publishers Weekly "Giving Offense gets its incisive message across clearly, even when Coetzee is dealing with such murky theorists as Bakhtin, Lacan, Foucault, and René; Girard. Coetzee has a light, wry sense of humor."—Bill Marx, Hungry Mind Review "An extraordinary collection of essays."—Martha Bayles, New York Times Book Review "A disturbing and illuminating moral expedition."—Richard Eder, Los Angeles Times Book Review 2018-07-16 time of publication of the book, [-University of Chicago Press-]"

Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Pages : 297 Paper
Genre : Literary Collections
No.ID : fg9eDwAAQBAJ
ISBN-10 : 0226111776
ISBN-13 : 9780226111773
Time : 2018-07-16
Author : J. M. Coetzee
Size : 753 KB/s
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J. M. Coetzee

Original Synopsis

"J. M. Coetzee has a total of 192 pages which are papers from writer 'Dominic Head'. The importance of J. M. Coetzee in the development of twentieth-century fiction is widely recognised. His work addresses some of the key issues of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries: the relationship between postmodernism and postcolonialism, the role of history in the novel, and the question of how the author can combine an ethical and political consciousness with a commitment to the novel as a work of fiction. In this study, written in 1998, Dominic Head assesses Coetzee's position as a white South African writer engaged with the legacy of colonialism. Through close readings of all the novels, Head shows how Coetzee inhabits a transitional site between Europe and Africa, and it is from this position that his more general concerns emerge. Coetzee's engagement with the problems facing the postcolonial writer, Head argues, is always enriched by his awareness of a wider literary tradition. 1997 time of publication of the book, [-Cambridge University Press-]"

Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Pages : 192 Paper
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
No.ID : Dhg84NSF11AC
ISBN-10 : 9780521482325
ISBN-13 : 0521482321
Time : 1997
Author : Dominic Head
Size : 372 KB/s
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J.M. Coetzee

Original Synopsis

"J.M. Coetzee has a total of 383 pages which are papers from writer 'Liliane Louvel'. 1994 time of publication of the book, [--]"

Publisher :
Pages : 383 Paper
Genre :
No.ID : KyAgAQAAIAAJ
ISBN-10 :
ISBN-13 : STANFORD:36105020276379
Time : 1994
Author : Liliane Louvel
Size : 356 KB/s
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Scenes from Provincial Life

Original Synopsis

"Scenes from Provincial Life has a total of 496 pages which are papers from writer 'J M Coetzee'. Here, for the first time in one volume, is J. M. Coetzee's majestic trilogy of fictionalised memoir, Boyhood, Youth and Summertime. Scenes from Provincial Life opens in a small town in the South Africa of the 1940s. We meet a young boy who, at home, is ill at ease with his father and stifled by his mother's unconditional love. At school he passes every test that is set for him, but he remains wary of his fellow pupils, especially the rough Afrikaners. As a student of mathematics in Cape Town he readies himself to escape his homeland, travel to Europe and turn himself into an artist. Once in London, however, the reality is dispiriting: he toils as a computer programmer, inhabits a series of damp, dreary flats and is haunted by loneliness and boredom. He is a constitutional outsider. He fails to write. Decades later, an English biographer researches a book about the late John Coetzee, particularly the period following his return to South Africa from America. Interviewees describe an awkward man still living with his father, a man who insists on performing dull manual labour. His family regard him with suspicion and he is dogged by rumours: that he crossed the authorities in America, that he writes poetry. Scenes from Provincial Life is a heartbreaking and often very funny portrait of the artist by one of the world's greatest writers. 2015-05-28 time of publication of the book, [-Random House-]"

Publisher : Random House
Pages : 496 Paper
Genre : Fiction
No.ID : vOenQzVOTPgC
ISBN-10 : 144811280X
ISBN-13 : 9781448112807
Time : 2015-05-28
Author : J M Coetzee
Size : 154 KB/s
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J. M. Coetzee in Context and Theory

Original Synopsis

"J. M. Coetzee in Context and Theory has a total of 218 pages which are papers from writer 'Elleke Boehmer, Robert Eaglestone, Katy Iddiols'. Nobel Laureate and the first author to win the Booker Prize twice, J.M. Coetzee is perhaps the world's leading living novelist writing in English. Including an international roster of world leading critics and novelists, and drawing on new research, this innovative book analyses the whole range of Coetzee's work, from his most recent novels through his memoirs and critical writing. It offers a range of perspectives on his relationship with the historical, political, cultural and social context of South Africa. It also contextualises Coetzee's work in relation to his literary influences, colonial and post-colonial history, the Holocaust and colonial genocides, the 'politics' and meaning of the Nobel prize in South Africa and Coetzee's very public move from South Africa to Australia. Including a major unpublished essay by leading South African novelist André Brink, this book offers the most up-to-date study of Coetzee's work currently available. 2011-10-27 time of publication of the book, [-Bloomsbury Publishing-]"

Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Pages : 218 Paper
Genre : Literary Criticism
No.ID : xaQigL64RDsC
ISBN-10 : 1441104305
ISBN-13 : 9781441104304
Time : 2011-10-27
Author : Elleke Boehmer, Robert Eaglestone, Katy Iddiols
Size : 222 KB/s
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J.M. Coetzee and the Novel

Original Synopsis

"J.M. Coetzee and the Novel has a total of 275 pages which are papers from writer 'Patrick Hayes'. This book argues that the significance of Coetzee's complex and finely-nuanced fiction lies in the acuity with which it both explores and develops the tradition of the novel - ranging from Cervantes, Defoe, and Richardson, to Dostoevsky, Kafka, and Beckett - as part of a sustained attempt to rethink the relationship between writing and politics. 2010-08-12 time of publication of the book, [-Oxford University Press-]"

Publisher : Oxford University Press
Pages : 275 Paper
Genre : Fiction
No.ID : vCcUDAAAQBAJ
ISBN-10 : 0199587957
ISBN-13 : 9780199587957
Time : 2010-08-12
Author : Patrick Hayes
Size : 664 KB/s
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Disgrace

Original Synopsis

"Disgrace has a total of 224 pages which are papers from writer 'J M Coetzee'. After years teaching Romantic poetry at the Technical University of Cape Town, David Lurie, middle-aged and twice divorced, has an impulsive affair with a student. The affair sours; he is denounced and summoned before a committee of inquiry. Willing to admit his guilt, but refusing to yield to pressure to repent publicly, he resigns and retreats to his daughter Lucy's isolated smallholding. For a time, his daughter's influence and the natural rhythms of the farm promise to harmonise his discordant life. But the balance of power in the country is shifting. He and Lucy become victims of a savage and disturbing attack which brings into relief all the faultlines in their relationship. 2015-05-28 time of publication of the book, [-Random House-]"

Publisher : Random House
Pages : 224 Paper
Genre : Fiction
No.ID : 2tmNCQAAQBAJ
ISBN-10 : 1409027279
ISBN-13 : 9781409027270
Time : 2015-05-28
Author : J M Coetzee
Size : 469 KB/s
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Waiting for the Barbarians

Original Synopsis

"Waiting for the Barbarians has a total of 192 pages which are papers from writer 'J. M. Coetzee'. A modern classic by Nobel Laureate J.M. Coetzee. J.M. Coetzee's latest novel, The Schooldays of Jesus, will soon be available from Viking. For decades the Magistrate has been a loyal servant of the Empire, running the affairs of a tiny frontier settlement and ignoring the impending war with the barbarians. When interrogation experts arrive, however, he witnesses the Empire's cruel and unjust treatment of prisoners of war. Jolted into sympathy for their victims, he commits a quixotic act of rebellion that brands him an enemy of the state. J. M. Coetzee's prize-winning novel is a startling allegory of the war between opressor and opressed. The Magistrate is not simply a man living through a crisis of conscience in an obscure place in remote times; his situation is that of all men living in unbearable complicity with regimes that ignore justice and decency. Mark Rylance (Wolf Hall, Bridge of Spies), Ciro Guerra and producer Michael Fitzgerald are teaming up to to bring J.M. Coetzee's Waiting for the Barbarians to the big screen. From the Trade Paperback edition. 2017-01-03 time of publication of the book, [-Penguin-]"

Publisher : Penguin
Pages : 192 Paper
Genre : Fiction
No.ID : x09pDQAAQBAJ
ISBN-10 : 1524705470
ISBN-13 : 9781524705473
Time : 2017-01-03
Author : J. M. Coetzee
Size : 677 KB/s
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The Politics of Humiliation in the Novels of J.M. Coetzee

Original Synopsis

"The Politics of Humiliation in the Novels of J.M. Coetzee has a total of 218 pages which are papers from writer 'Hania A.M. Nashef'. In this volume, Nashef looks at J.M. Coetzee's concern with universal suffering and the inevitable humiliation of the human being as manifest in his novels. Though several theorists have referred to the theme of human degradation in Coetzee’s work, no detailed study has been made of this area of concern especially with respect to how pervasive it is across Coetzee’s literary output to date. This study examines what J.M. Coetzee's novels portray as the circumstances that contribute to the humiliation of the individual--namely the abuse of language, master and slave interplay, aging and senseless waiting--and how these conditions can lead to the alienation and marginalization of the individual. 2013-05-13 time of publication of the book, [-Routledge-]"

Publisher : Routledge
Pages : 218 Paper
Genre : Literary Criticism
No.ID : ng0UxZYmZMUC
ISBN-10 : 1136603387
ISBN-13 : 9781136603389
Time : 2013-05-13
Author : Hania A.M. Nashef
Size : 972 KB/s
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Life and Times of Michael K

Original Synopsis

"Life and Times of Michael K has a total of 192 pages which are papers from writer 'J. M. Coetzee'. From author of Waiting for the Barbarians and Nobel Prize winner J.M. Coetzee. J.M. Coetzee's latest novel, The Schooldays of Jesus, is now available from Viking. Late Essays: 2006-2016 will be available January 2018. In a South Africa turned by war, Michael K. sets out to take his ailing mother back to her rural home. On the way there she dies, leaving him alone in an anarchic world of brutal roving armies. Imprisoned, Michael is unable to bear confinement and escapes, determined to live with dignity. This life affirming novel goes to the center of human experience—the need for an interior, spiritual life; for some connections to the world in which we live; and for purity of vision. 2017-01-03 time of publication of the book, [-Penguin-]"

Publisher : Penguin
Pages : 192 Paper
Genre : Fiction
No.ID : fU9pDQAAQBAJ
ISBN-10 : 1524705489
ISBN-13 : 9781524705480
Time : 2017-01-03
Author : J. M. Coetzee
Size : 847 KB/s
Format : PDF, EBOOK and EPUB

Original Synopsis

"J. M. Coetzee and the Power of Narrative has a total of pages which are papers from writer ''. time of publication of the book, [-Cambria Press-]"

Publisher : Cambria Press
Pages : Paper
Genre :
No.ID : ckmEKYnoa7kC
ISBN-10 : 1621968995
ISBN-13 : 9781621968993
Time :
Author :
Size : 733 KB/s
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Summertime

Original Synopsis

"Summertime has a total of 272 pages which are papers from writer 'J.M. Coetzee'. A young English biographer is working on a book about the late writer, John Coetzee. He plans to focus on a period in the seventies when, the biographer senses, Coetzee was 'finding his feet as a writer'. He embarks on a series of interviews with people who were important to Coetzee - a married woman with whom he had an affair, his favourite cousin Margot, a Brazilian dancer whose daughter had English lessons with him, former friends and colleagues. Thus emerges a portrait of the young Coetzee as an awkward, bookish individual, regarded as an outsider within the family. His insistence on doing manual work, his long hair and beard, and rumours that he writes poetry evoke nothing but suspicion in the South Africa of the time. 2009-10-06 time of publication of the book, [-Random House-]"

Publisher : Random House
Pages : 272 Paper
Genre : Fiction
No.ID : koMAyomiSogC
ISBN-10 : 1409088626
ISBN-13 : 9781409088622
Time : 2009-10-06
Author : J.M. Coetzee
Size : 747 KB/s
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Boyhood

Original Synopsis

"Boyhood has a total of 176 pages which are papers from writer 'J M Coetzee'. In Boyhood, J. M. Coetzee revisits the South Africa of half a century ago, to write about his childhood and interior life. Boyhood's young narrator grew up in a small country town. With a father he imitated but could not respect, and a mother he both adored and resented, he picked his way through a world that refused to explain its rules, but whose rules he knew he must obey. Steering between these contradictions, Boyhood evokes the tensions, delights and terrors of childhood with startling, haunting immediacy. Coetzee examines his young self with the dispassionate curiosity of an explorer rediscovering his own early footprints, and the account of his progress is bright, hard and simply compelling. 2015-05-28 time of publication of the book, [-Random House-]"

Publisher : Random House
Pages : 176 Paper
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
No.ID : XNSNCQAAQBAJ
ISBN-10 : 140901584X
ISBN-13 : 9781409015840
Time : 2015-05-28
Author : J M Coetzee
Size : 573 KB/s
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J. M. Coetzee and the Politics of Style

Original Synopsis

"J. M. Coetzee and the Politics of Style has a total of 242 pages which are papers from writer 'Jarad Zimbler'. This is the first book-length study of the distinctive style of J. M. Coetzee's early and middle fictions. 2014-06-23 time of publication of the book, [-Cambridge University Press-]"

Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Pages : 242 Paper
Genre : Literary Criticism
No.ID : 4oaYAwAAQBAJ
ISBN-10 : 1107046254
ISBN-13 : 9781107046252
Time : 2014-06-23
Author : Jarad Zimbler
Size : 423 KB/s
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In the Heart of the Country

Original Synopsis

"In the Heart of the Country has a total of 160 pages which are papers from writer 'J. M. Coetzee'. A story told in prose as feverishly rich as William Faulkner's, In the Heart of the Country is a work of irresistable power. J.M. Coetzee's latest novel, The Schooldays of Jesus, is now available from Viking. Late Essays: 2006-2016 will be available January 2018. On a remote farm in South Africa, the protagonist of J. M. Coetzee's fierce and passionate novel watches the life from which she has been excluded. Ignored by her callous father, scorned and feared by his servants, she is a bitterly intelligent woman whose outward meekness disguises a desperate resolve not to become "one of the forgotten ones of history." When her father takes an African mistress, that resolve precipitates an act of vengeance that suggests a chemical reaction between the colonizer and the colonized—and between European yearnings and the vastness and solitude of Africa. With vast assurance and an unerring eye, J. M. Coetzee has turned the family romance into a mirror of the colonial experience. 2017-05-30 time of publication of the book, [-Penguin-]"

Publisher : Penguin
Pages : 160 Paper
Genre : Fiction
No.ID : ok9pDQAAQBAJ
ISBN-10 : 1524705527
ISBN-13 : 9781524705527
Time : 2017-05-30
Author : J. M. Coetzee
Size : 796 KB/s
Format : EPUB and PDF