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 Special price Read reviewJ M Coetzee: A Life in Writing
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J M Coetzee: A Life in Writing

J. C. Kannemeyer, Michiel Heyns

Deals with Coetzee's origins, early years, and first writings. This book corrects many of the misconceptions about Coetzee, and that illuminates the genesis and implications of his novels. It is suitable for everybody concerned...

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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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The Slow Philosophy of J.M. Coetzee
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The Slow Philosophy of J.M. Coetzee

Jan Wilm

In The Slow Philosophy of J.M. Coetzee Jan Wilm analyses Coetzee's singular aesthetic style which, he argues, provokes the reader to read his works slowly. The effected 'slow reading' is developed into a method specifically geared...

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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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Carry Me Down
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Carry Me Down

M. J. Hyland, J. M. Coetzee

John Egan lives with his mother, father and grandmother in rural Ireland. This twelve year-old boy believes he has a unique talent and dreams of becoming a world-famous lie-detector, at almost any cost to himself and his family....

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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

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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
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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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Travelling Texts: J. M. Coetzee and Other Writers
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Travelling Texts: J. M. Coetzee and Other Writers

Bozena Kucala, Robert Kusek

Offers a collection of essays on mutual influences and inspirations between authors, with a special focus on J M Coetzee. Bringing together a group of international scholars, this book offers a range of perspectives on how...

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

C. 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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Acts of Visitation: The Narrative of J.M. Coetzee
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Acts of Visitation: The Narrative of J.M. Coetzee

Maria J. Lopez

This study traces, in J.M. Coetzee's fictional and non-fictional production, an imaginative and intellectual masterplot deriving from Coetzee's perception of European presence in (South) Africa as having its origin in an act of...

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A Posthumous Confession
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A Posthumous Confession

Marcellus Emants, J M Coetzee

Termeer, the narrator of A Posthumous Confession, is a twisted man and a troubled one. The emotionally stunted son of a cold, forbidding, and hypocritical father, Termeer has only succeeded in living up to his parents low...

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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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J. M. Coetzee and the Life of Writing: Face to Face with Time
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J. M. Coetzee and the Life of Writing: Face to Face with Time

David Attwell

J. M. Coetzee-winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, twice winner of the Man Booker Prize-is one of the world's most celebrated and intriguing authors. Yet the heart of his fiction remains elusive. In J. M. Coetzee and the Life...

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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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In the Middle of Nowhere: J.M. Coetzee in South Africa
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In the Middle of Nowhere: J.M. Coetzee in South Africa

Jonathan Crewe

Relying on the author's personal recollections as well as on J.M. Coetzee's autobiographical and fictional works, this book deals with Coetzee's formation as a writer of international prominence, whose life and writing career...

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Critical Perspectives on J. M. Coetzee
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Critical Perspectives on J. M. Coetzee

Graham Huggan, Stephen Watson

Critical Perspectives on J.M. Coetzee is one of the first collections of critical essays on this major contemporary writer. The essays, written by an international cast of contributors, adopt a variety of approaches to Coetzee's...

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J.M. Coetzee: Vorhaltungen
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J.M. Coetzee: Vorhaltungen

Ulrich Horstmann

J.M. Coetzee, Nobelpreistrager und wohl wichtigster Reprasentant der zeitgenossischen sudafrikanischen Literatur, wurde von der internationalen Kritik aufgebaut. Dieses Buch fragt nach den Grunden und Interessen. Gleichzeitig...

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The Good Story: Exchanges on Truth, Fiction and Psychotherapy
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The Good Story: Exchanges on Truth, Fiction and Psychotherapy

J. M. Coetzee, Arabella Kurtz

Presents an exchange between a writer with a longstanding interest in moral psychology and a psychotherapist with a training in literary studies. In this book, they consider psychotherapy and its wider social context from...

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A Universe of (Hi)Stories: Essays on J M. Coetzee
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A Universe of (Hi)Stories: Essays on J M. Coetzee

Liliana Sikorska, Jacek Fisiak

This book contains papers written by international scholars concerned with the works by the Nobel Prize winner J.M. Coetzee. The papers cover a wide range of topics from the introduction to South African English literature through...

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J. M. Coetzee and the Life of Writing: Face-To-Face with Time
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J. M. Coetzee and the Life of Writing: Face-To-Face with Time

David Attwell (University of York)

First published in South Africa by Jacana Media (Pty) Ltd. --Title page verso.

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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 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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A Companion to the Works of J. M. Coetzee
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A Companion to the Works of J. M. Coetzee

Tim Mehigan

New essays providing critical views of Coetzee's major works for the scholar and the general reader.

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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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A Companion to the Works of J. M. Coetzee
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A Companion to the Works of J. M. Coetzee

Tim Mehigan

New essays providing critical views of Coetzee's major works for the scholar and the general reader.

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Countries of the Mind: The Fiction of J. M. Coetzee
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Countries of the Mind: The Fiction of J. M. Coetzee

Dick Penner

Since the publication of his first novel in 1974, J. M. Coetzee has attained a reputation as one of the world's most respected novelists. The demand for his works is related to the world's interest in the politics, literature,...

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Literary Spaces in the Selected Works of J. M. Coetzee
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Literary Spaces in the Selected Works of J. M. Coetzee

Katarzyna Karwowska

Examines the processes governing the construction of literary spaces in the selected works of J M Coetzee, focusing in particular on the writer's subversive and destructive treatment of traditional modes of representation which...

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The Good Story: Exchanges on Truth, Fiction and Psychotherapy
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The Good Story: Exchanges on Truth, Fiction and Psychotherapy

J. M. Coetzee, Arabella Kurtz

Working alone, the writer is in sole charge of the story he or she tells. The therapist, on the other hand, collaborates with the patient in telling the story of their life. What kind of truth do the stories created by patient and...

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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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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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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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J.M. Coetzee and the Ethics of Power: Unsettling Complicity, Complacency, and Confession
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J.M. Coetzee and the Ethics of Power: Unsettling Complicity, Complacency, and Confession

Emanuela Tegla

In J. M. Coetzee and the Ethics of Power, Emanuela Tegla offers an exploration of the interconnectedness between morality and individual conscience in Coetzee's fiction, as well as a narratological analysis of important stylistic...

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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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The Expedition to the Baobab Tree: A Novel
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The Expedition to the Baobab Tree: A Novel

J. M. Coetzee, Wilma Stockenstrom

A truly remarkable contribution, both for the lyrical quality of its prose and for its boldly imaginative theme. World Literature Today

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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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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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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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Disgrace
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Disgrace

J. M. Coetzee

In spectacularly powerful and lucid prose, Coetzee uses all his formidable skills to engage with a post-apartheid culture in unexpected and revealing ways. This examination into the sexual and politcal lawlines of modern South...

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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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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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Foe
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Foe

J. M. Coetzee

With electrical intensity of language and insight, J.M. Coetzee reinvents the story of Robinson Crusoe - and in so doing, directs our attention to the seduction and tyranny of storytelling itself. The stories we thought we knew...

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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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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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 Read reviewThe 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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