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Title:
Stranger shores : literary essays, 1986-1999
Author:
Coetzee, J. M., 1940-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Viking, 2001.
Physical Description:
viii, 295 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
What is a classic? : a lecture -- Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe -- Samuel Richardson, Clarissa -- Marcellus Emants, a posthumous confession -- Harry Mulisch, the discovery of heaven -- Cees Nooteboom, novelist and traveler -- William Gass's Rilke -- Translating Kafka -- Robert Musil's diaries -- Josef Skvorecky -- Dostoevsky : the miraculous years -- The essays of Joseph Brodsky -- J.L. Borges, collected fictions -- A.S. Byatt -- Caryl Phillips -- Salman Rushdie, the moor's last sigh -- Aharon Appelfeld, the iron tracks -- Amos Oz -- Naguib Mahfouz, the harafish -- The poems of Thomas Pringle -- Daphne Rooke -- Gordimer and Turgenev -- The autobiography of Doris Lessing -- The memoirs of Breyten Breytenbach -- South African Liberals : Alan Paton, Helen Suzman -- Noël Mostert and the eastern Cape frontier.
ISBN:
9780670899821
Format :
Book