- Jun 23, 2008
Congratulations for proving my point.John Maxwell Coetzee and Nadine Gordimer are two people who would likely be highly offended at that remark. Konfab needs a library subscription bad
Virtually all of Gordimer's works deal with themes of love and politics, particularly concerning race in South Africa. Always questioning power relations and truth,
Let's play a game, let's remove the theme: "Apartheid is ebil" , and then see what the South African literature scene looks like.It is among his most popular works and was the 1990 Sunday Express Book of the Year. In it, he paints a picture of social and political tragedy unfolding in a country ravaged by racism and violence. Critically acclaimed, it remains one of the most striking pieces of literature regarding South African apartheid and is still used in schools worldwide for literature studies.
Same thing can be said for films etc.