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An essential French essay on Nadine Gordimer's work translated into English

You are passionate about Nadine Gordimer's fictional work? You would like to prolong your reading with a scientific study of her literary demeanour? Then this essay is made for you. Denise Brahimi's "Nadine Gordimer: Waving together Fiction, Women and Politics" is an enthralling book about the first South African awarded with the Nobel prize for literature. Brahimi traces Gordimer's literary evolution from her earliest fictional output to her later work, positioning her analysis against South African contemporary history - the struggle against Apartheid, the first democratic elections, the dawn of a new regime. Translated from the French by Vanessa Everson and Cara Shapiro with the support of IFAS - Institut Français en Afrique du Sud - and published by Juta, this book offers new perspectives on Gordimer's much praised writing. Denise Brahimi's essay is available in French and English at Dibuka - Johannesburg.

Books - Dibuka

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    Dibuka receives books from the Fondation RATP and the Biblionef association

    Thanks to the Fondation RATP, also known as the Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens which is a state-owned public transport operator headquartered in Paris, France, the Biblionef association, a book donation non-profit organisation based in France and the French Institute of South Africa, Media… Read more
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    The Rentrée Littéraire Comes to Dibuka!

    Discover a selection of books from the Rentrée Litteraire at Dibuka Library, the multimedia portal to French culture in Johannesburg. For the uninitiated the Rentrée Littérraire is the period of the year in France between August and November when publishing houses release most of their books as it… Read more
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    Dibuka Library: Hundreds of New Books For All Ages

    What an astonishing thing a book is. It's a flat object made from a tree with flexible parts on which are imprinted lots of funny dark squiggles. But one glance at it and you're inside the mind of another person, maybe somebody dead for thousands of years. Across the millennia, an author is… Read more

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