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J.M. Coetzee the Nobel Lecture in Literature, 2003
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J.M. Coetzee the Nobel Lecture in Literature, 2003

Professor of General Literature J M Coetzee (University of Cape Town)

The acceptance speech delivered by the winner of the 2003 Noble Prize for Literature, and the enigmatic short story He and His Man which Coetzee recited during his speech, are brought together in this volume.

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J M Coetzee: A Life in Writing

J. C. Kannemeyer

Deals with J M Coetzee's origins, early years, and first writings; his British interlude from 1962-65; his time in America from 1965-71; his 30 years back in South Africa, when he achieved international recognition and won the...

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J. M. Coetzee: Countervoices
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J. M. Coetzee: Countervoices

Carrol Clarkson

Clarkson pays sustained attention to the dynamic interaction between Coetzee's fiction and critical writing, exploring the Nobel prize-winner's participation in, and contribution to, contemporary literary-philosophical debates....

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J. M. Coetzee
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J. M. Coetzee

Dominic Head

Examines Coetzee's distinctive contribution to twentieth-century fiction, and to the definition of postmodernism and postcolonialism.

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J. M. Coetzee
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J. M. Coetzee

Dominic Head

Examines Coetzee's distinctive contribution to twentieth-century fiction, and to the definition of postmodernism and postcolonialism.

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J.M. Coetzee and the Politics of Style
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J.M. Coetzee and the Politics of Style

Jarad Zimbler

This is the first book-length study of the distinctive style of J. M. Coetzee's early and middle fictions.

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J.M. Coetzee
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J.M. Coetzee

Kossew

G. K. Hall's three series of critical essays give comprehensive coverage of major authors worldwide and throughout history. The full range of literary traditions and schools is represented. Each new volume is carefully conceived...

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J. M. Coetzee: Countervoices
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J. M. Coetzee: Countervoices

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...

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The Cambridge Introduction to J. M. Coetzee
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The Cambridge Introduction to J. M. Coetzee

Dominic Head

An overview for students and readers of the work, career and international context of the author of Disgrace.

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J.M. Coetzee and the Limits of Cosmopolitanism
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J.M. Coetzee and the Limits of Cosmopolitanism

Katherine Hallemeier

Drawing on postcolonial and gender studies, as well as affect theory, the book interrogates cosmopolitan philosophies. Through analysis of J.M. Coetzee's later fiction, Hallemeier invites the re-imagining of cosmopolitanism,...

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The Cambridge Introduction to J. M. Coetzee
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The Cambridge Introduction to J. M. Coetzee

Dominic Head

An overview for students and readers of the work, career and international context of the author of Disgrace.

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J. M. Coetzee in Context and Theory
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J. M. Coetzee in Context and Theory

Elleke Boehmer, Katy Iddiols, Robert Eaglestone

Drawing on a range of theoretical ideas and approaches, this book illuminates Coetzee's texts including: deconstruction and the 'school of singularity', ethics and power, gender studies, queer theory, issues surrounding the body...

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The Ethics of Exile: Colonialism in the Fictions of Charles Brockden Brown and J. M. Coetzee
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The Ethics of Exile: Colonialism in the Fictions of Charles Brockden Brown and J. M. Coetzee

Timothy F. Strode

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Between Illusionism and Anti-Illusionism: Self-Reflexivity in the Chosen Novels of J. M. Coetzee
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Between Illusionism and Anti-Illusionism: Self-Reflexivity in the Chosen Novels of J. M. Coetzee

Marek Pawlicki

Takes as its premise J M Coetzee's distinction between illusionism and anti-illusionism : the realist and the self-reflexive traditions in prose fiction. This study aims to demonstrate that these two traditions are not opposed,...

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J. M. Coetzee and Ethics: Philosophical Perspectives on Literature
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J. M. Coetzee and Ethics: Philosophical Perspectives on Literature

Anton Leist, Peter Singer

In 2003, South African writer J. M. Coetzee was awarded the
Nobel Prize in Literature for his riveting portrayals of racial
repression, sexual politics, the guises of reason, and the
hypocrisy of human beings toward animals and...

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The Politics of Humiliation in the Novels of J.M. Coetzee
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The Politics of Humiliation in the Novels of J.M. Coetzee

Hania A. M. Nashef

Examines what JM 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...

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Strong Opinions: J.M. Coetzee and the Authority of Contemporary Fiction
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Strong Opinions: J.M. Coetzee and the Authority of Contemporary Fiction

Chris Danta, Sue Kossew, Julian Murphet

Shows how Coetzee makes us reconsider certain basic formal and existential questions such as the nature of literary realism and the authority of the author.

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A Posthumous Confession
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A Posthumous Confession

Marcellus Emants, J M Coetzee

"A Posthumous Confession "is narrated by Termeer, a deeply
frustrated man who persuades himself that only in murder can he
find ultimate satisfaction. Emotionally stunted, thanks to his
upbringing by forbidding and condemning...

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J.M. Coetzee and the Paradox of Postcolonial Authorship
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J.M. Coetzee and the Paradox of Postcolonial Authorship

Jane Poyner

Offers an account of J M Coetzee's literary career. From Dusklands to Disgrace and from Waiting for the Barbarians to Elizabeth Costello , this work traces how Coetzee rehearses and revises his understanding of the ethics...

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J. M. Coetzee and the Idea of the Public Intellectual
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J. M. Coetzee and the Idea of the Public Intellectual

Jane Poyner

Taking the author's ethical writing as its theme, this volume is an addition to understanding J M Coetzee's fiction and critical thinking. It explores Coetzee's roles as a South African intellectual and a novelist; his stance on...

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The Wounded Animal: J. M. Coetzee and the Difficulty of Reality in Literature and Philosophy
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The Wounded Animal: J. M. Coetzee and the Difficulty of Reality in Literature and Philosophy

Stephen Mulhall

Examines JM Coetzee's writings about Elizabeth Costello, and the ways in which philosophers have responded to them. This book considers the relations among reason, language, and the imagination, as well as more specific ethical...

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J. M. Coetzee and Ethics: Philosophical Perspectives on Literature
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J. M. Coetzee and Ethics: Philosophical Perspectives on Literature

Anton Leist, Peter Singer

Tackling Coetzee's extensive and extraordinary corpus and paying particular attention to the author's representation of the human-animal relationship, Anton Leist and Peter Singer deeply explore Coetzee's impact on ethical theory...

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Strong Opinions: J. M. Coetzee and the Authority of Contemporary Fiction
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Strong Opinions: J. M. Coetzee and the Authority of Contemporary Fiction

Sue Kossew, Julian Murphet, Chris Danta, Bill Ashcroft, Elleke Boehmer

A collection of essays on Coetzee that examines how his novels create and unsettle literary authority. It shows how Coetzee provokes us into reconsidering certain basic formal and existential questions such as the nature of...

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William Kentridge
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William Kentridge

Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, J. M. Coetzee, Dan Cameron, J.M. Coetzee (Aderne Professor of English, University of Cape Town, RSA)

An exploration of the extraordinary artist's socio-political films and drawings.

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Three Sons: Franz Kafka and the Fiction of J. M. Coetzee, Philip Roth, and W. G. Sebald
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Three Sons: Franz Kafka and the Fiction of J. M. Coetzee, Philip Roth, and W. G. Sebald

Daniel Medin, Marjorie Perloff, Rainer Rumold

Franz Kafka was a self-conscious writer whose texts were highly if mysteriously autobiographical. Three giants of contemporary fiction - J M Coetzee, Philip Roth, and W G Sebald - have acknowledged their debt to the work of Kafka....

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Postcolonial Narrative and the Work of Mourning: J.M. Coetzee, Wilson Harris, and Toni Morrison
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Postcolonial Narrative and the Work of Mourning: J.M. Coetzee, Wilson Harris, and Toni Morrison

Sam Durrant

Compares the ways in which the novels of J.M.Coetzee, Wilson Harris, and Toni Morrison memorialize the traumatic histories of racial oppression that continue to haunt our postcolonial era.

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The Wounded Animal: J. M. Coetzee and the Difficulty of Reality in Literature and Philosophy
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The Wounded Animal: J. M. Coetzee and the Difficulty of Reality in Literature and Philosophy

Stephen Mulhall

Examines JM Coetzee's writings about Elizabeth Costello, and the ways in which philosophers have responded to them. This book considers the relations among reason, language, and the imagination, as well as more specific ethical...

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Here and Now: Letters
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Here and Now: Letters

J. M. Coetzee

Offers an epistolary dialogue between two great writers who became great friends. This book includes letters that touched on nearly every subject, from sports to fatherhood, film festivals to incest, philosophy to politics, from...

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The Childhood Of Jesus
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The Childhood Of Jesus

J. M. Coetzee

The Childhood of Jesus is not like any other novel you have read. This beautiful and surprising fable is about childhood, about destiny, about being an outsider. It is a novel about the riddle of experience itself.

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J.M.Coetzee and the Ethics of Reading: Literature in the Event
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J.M.Coetzee and the Ethics of Reading: Literature in the Event

Derek Attridge

Nobel prize winning novelist, Coetzee is one of the most widely taught contemporary writers, but also one of the most elusive.

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J.M.Coetzee: South Africa and the Politics of Writing
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J.M.Coetzee: South Africa and the Politics of Writing

David Attwell

This treatise defends the literary and political integrity of South African novelist J.M. Coetzee by arguing that he absorbed the textual turn of postmodern culture while still addressing the ethical tensions of the South African...

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Cripplewood: Berlinde De Bruyckere at the Biennale Di Venezia
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Cripplewood: Berlinde De Bruyckere at the Biennale Di Venezia

J. M. Coetzee, Herman Parret

Berlinde De Bruyckere (b 1964) is a Belgian artist who specializes in sculpture using various media, including wax, wood, wool, and horse skin and hair. Published to coincide with De Bruyckere's participation in the 2013 Venice...

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Slow Man
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Slow Man

J M Coetzee

Paul Rayment is on the threshold of a comfortable old age when a calamitous cycling accident results in the amputation of a leg. Humiliated, his body truncated, his life circumscribed, he turns away from his friends. He hires a...

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Waiting For The Barbarians
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Waiting For The Barbarians

Coetzee J M

For decades the Magistrate has run the affairs of a tiny
frontier settlement, ignoring the impending war between the
barbarians and the Empire, whose servant he is. But when the
interrogation experts arrive, he is jolted into...

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Dusklands
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Dusklands

J. M. Coetzee

This work contains two novellas. In the first, a specialist in psychological warfare is driven to murderous action by the stresses of a macabre project to win the Vietnam War, and in the second, a megalomaniac Boer frontiersman...

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Inner Workings
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Inner Workings

J. M. Coetzee

'Coetzee the critic is every bit as good as Coetzee the novelist.' - Irish Times Following on from STRANGER SHORES which contained J.M. Coetzee's essays from 1986 to 19F99, INNER WORKINGS, gathers together his literary essays from...

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Summertime

J. M. Coetzee

A rich, funny, and deeply affecting autobiographical novel from one of the world's greatest living writers.

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Disgrace
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Disgrace

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...

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Scenes from Provincial Life
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Scenes from Provincial Life

J. M. Coetzee

Set in a small town in the South Africa of the 1940s, this title lets us 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...

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Elizabeth Costello
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Elizabeth Costello

J. M. Coetzee

Elizabeth Costello is an Australian writer of international renown; she is feted, studied, honoured. Famous principally for an early novel that established her reputation and from which it seems, she will never escape, she has...

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Diary of a Bad Year
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Diary of a Bad Year

J. M. Coetzee, Peter Goldsworthy

A unique insight into the role of the fiction writer in society. A beautiful book, made up of the most ordinary things in the world, and makes them into a thing of music and magic.

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Foe
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Foe

J. M. Coetzee

In the early eighteenth century, Susan Barton finds herself adrift from a mutinous ship and cast ashore on a remote desert island. There she finds shelter with its only other inhabitants: a man named Cruso and his tongueless...

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In the Heart of the Country
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In the Heart of the Country

J. M. Coetzee

A novel set in colonial South Africa, where a lonely sheepfarmer makes a bid for private salvation in the arms of a black concubine, while his daughter dreams of and executes a bloody revenge. From the author of DUSKLANDS and...

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The Lives of Animals
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The Lives of Animals

J. M. Coetzee, Amy Gutmann

Contains a fabel, presented as a Tanner Lecture sponsored by the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University, which is used to present a discussion of animal rights. This title includes responses treating the reader...

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Dusklands
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Dusklands

J. M. Coetzee

This work contains two novellas. In the first, a specialist in psychological warfare is driven to murderous action by the stresses of a macabre project to win the Vietnam War, and in the second, a megalomaniac Boer frontiersman...

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Boyhood: A Memoir
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Boyhood: A Memoir

J. M. Coetzee

A first volume of memoirs, revisiting the South Africa of half a century ago, of a boy growing up in a small country town with a father he could not respect and a mother he adored. Coetzee evokes the tensions, delights and...

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The Life and Times of Michael K
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The Life and Times of Michael K

J. M. Coetzee

First published in 1983 and winner of the Booker Prize. Set in a turbulent South Africa, a young gardener decides to take his mother away from the violence towards a new life in the abandoned countryside, but finds that war...

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The Master of Petersburg
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The Master of Petersburg

J. M. Coetzee

The great Russian novelist Dostoevsky, obsessed with discovering whether his stepson's sudden death was murder or suicide, finds himself drawn into the violent revolutionary subculture of 1869 Russia, in a work of fiction that is...

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