JM Coetzee

 
Coetzee listens, learns in Palestine
Coetzee listens, learns in Palestine
South African-born Nobel laureate JM Coetzee was among the writers who attended last week’s Palestine Festival of Literature, the ninth in the...
The life and works of John Coetzee
The life and works of John Coetzee
JM COETZEE AND THE LIFE OF WRITING by David Attwell (Jacana)
Social justice calls for new thinking
Social justice calls for new thinking
In a country – and on a continent – where the people are fed up with poverty and poor service delivery, their anger constantly spilling...
Jo'burg Art Fair censorship: Artists back each other up
Jo'burg Art Fair censorship: Artists back each other up
As the furore of the censorship of Ayanda Mabulu's artwork by the Jo'burg Art Fair dies down, the only redeeming factor isn't the...
International artwork inspired by JM Coetzee
International artwork inspired by JM Coetzee
At the Bauer hotel, just west of Piazza San Marco in Venice, you can’t order a drink at the thronged canalside bar. You have to go to a...
St John the Austere considers the life of a boy called Jesus
St John the Austere considers the life of a boy called Jesus
THE CHILDHOOD OF JESUS by JM Coetzee (Harvill Secker)
JM Coetzee's badly written and sycophantic biography
JM Coetzee's badly written and sycophantic biography
John Kannemeyer, a Stellenbosch academic, submitted the draft for this biography just before his death on Christmas Day last year. The authorities...
JM Coetzee: On men in education
JM Coetzee: On men in education
Twenty years ago, if I had been standing on this platform addressing new graduates of the University of the Witwatersrand, I would probably have...
[Podcast]JM Coetzee on education in South Africa
[Podcast]JM Coetzee on education in South Africa
Many felt that author JM Coetzee's honorary doctorate speech at Wits was removed from the realities of SA education. Listen to the speech.
Our literary disgrace
Our literary disgrace
On the face of it, it seems an outrage: JM Coetzee, South Africa's most prominent author of the past few decades, selling out to an American...
Texan university holds JM Coetzee's past to Ransom
Texan university holds JM Coetzee's past to Ransom
The professional archive of Nobel Prize-winning writer JM Coetzee will be housed at the University of Texas' Harry Ransom Centre humanities...
When living isn't easy
When living isn't easy
JM Coetzee latest 'novel' presents a portrait of a vulnerable man who recognises his inability to establish close relationships.

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