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Nadine Gordimer (1923 - )

Nationality: South African
Born: South African
Periods: African

Winner of the Noble Prize for literature in 1991, and author of many novels and short stories focusing on the troubles of South Africa.

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Criticism about Nadine Gordimer

Ethics and Aesthetics in Nadine Gordimer's Fiction
http://www.uct.ac.za/projects/poetry/reviews/gordimer.htm
This essay on Gordimer makes reference to several of her works, including The Lying Days, The Conservationist, Burger's Daughter, July's People, and My Son's Story.
Contains: Criticism, Commentary
Author: Anette Horn
From: Isibongo, http://www.uct.ac.za/projects/poetry/isibongo/isibongo.htm Vol 1 Issue 1
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Nadine Gordimer
http://www.scholars.nus.edu.sg/landow/post/sa/gordimer/gordimerov...
This overview site on the author and her works is still under construction, but does contain a few essays. It is another project of George Landow's classes at Brown University.
Contains: Criticism, Commentary, Extensive Bio, Works List
From: Postimperial and Postcolonial Literature in English
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Biographical sites about Nadine Gordimer

Nadine Gordimer
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1991/gordimer-bio.html
A short biography and useful bibliography of the author and her works, at the Nobel Foundation's page.
Contains: Sketch, Bibliography
From: The Nobel Foundation
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Nadine Gordimer (1923-)
http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/gordimer.htm
A biography of the author and selected bibliography of her works, as well as suggestions for further reading.
Contains: Extensive Bio, Bibliography, Works List
Author: Kuusankoski Public Library, Finland
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Nadine Gordimer: A Brief Biography
http://www.scholars.nus.edu.sg/landow/post/sa/gordimer/gordimerbio.html
A short biography of the author .
Contains: Extensive Bio
From: Postimperial and Postcolonial Literature in English
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Other sites about Nadine Gordimer

Nadine Gordimer: Selected Stories
http://www.wsu.edu:8000/~brians/anglophone/gordimer.html
A short biography and brief study guides for several of Gordimer's works.
Contains: Sketch, Commentary
Author: Paul Brians
From: Course Materials, Including Study Guides to Various Works http://www.wsu.edu:8001/~brians/guides_index.html
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Nadine Gordimer: Works List
http://www.scholars.nus.edu.sg/landow/post/sa/gordimer/gordimerwks.html
A list of novels and short stories by the author, with their publication dates.
Contains: Works List
Author: W. Glasgow Phillips
From: Postimperial and Postcolonial Literature in English
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The Salon Interview: Nadine Gordimer
http://www.salon.com/books/int/1998/03/cov_si_09int.html
An interview with Nadine Gordimer, in which "the conscience of South Africa talks about her country'snew racial order."
Contains: Interview
Author: Dwight Garner
From: Salon Magazine
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Writing and Being
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1991/gordimer-lecture.html
The text of Gordimer's Nobel lecture.
From: The Nobel Foundation http://www.nobel.se/
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