Nadine Gordimer's Burger's Daughter : A Casebook (Casebooks in Criticism)


Nadine Gordimer's Burger's Daughter : A Casebook (Casebooks in Criticism)

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 234 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780195147179
  • DDC分類 823

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Burger's Daughter, the seventh novel of South African writer Nadine Gordimer, focuses upon the daughter of a white, communist Afrikaner hero, thus encapsulating the warring conditioning forces in South Africa of race, sex, and class position. Based partly on fact, successively banned and unbanned by the South African authorities, the novel has also become something of a test case for feminist critics of Gordimer's writing. This casebook includes an interview
with and an essay by Nadine Gordimer, classic and recent critical essays, an introduction discussing biographical and historical contexts and the literary reception, and a bibliography. reception, and a bibliography.


1: Introduction
2: Susan Gardner: 'A Story for this Place and Time': An Interview with Nadine Gordimer about Burger's Daughter
3: Conor Cruise O'Brien: Waiting for Revolution
4: Stephen R. Clingman: The Subject of Revolution
5: John Cooke: Leaving the Mother's House
6: Judie Newman: Prospero's Complex: Race and Sex in Burger's Daughter
7: The Degeneration of the Great South African Lie: Nadine Gordimer
8: The Synthesis of Revelation: Burger's Daughter
9: Nadine Gordimer: What the Book is About
10: Susan Gardner: Still Waiting for the Great Feminist Novel
11: Lorraine Liscio: Burger's Daughter: Lighting a Torch in the Heart of Darkness
12: Louise Yelin: Exiled In and Exiled From: The Politics and Poetics of Burger's Daughter
13: Selected Bibliography