Essays Tagged: "Nadine Gordimer"

THE moment before the gun went off: Van Der Vyer's true identity

Van der Vyver a character of the short story "The Moment Before The Gun Went Off" written by author Nadine Gordimer. "A story set in South Africa during the days of apartheid.The story takes place in ...

(5 pages) 29 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Town and Country Lovers: A Feminist Criticism

nd, in the end, to change it so that the creativity of women can be fully realized and appreciated".Nadine Gordimer's "The Town and Country Lovers" can be looked upon by a Feminist critic and they wou ...

(3 pages) 39 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Escape From the Dread of the Future in "The Defeated" and Willa Cather's "Paul Case" by Nadine Gordimer.

Both Nadine Gordimer's "The Defeated" and Willa Cather's "Paul Case" are about characters who dread the l ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"My Son's Story" By Nadine Gordimer: Themes and issues in the novel (when private "affairs" become public)

Throughout her career, the South African novelist Nadine Gordimer has wanted to explore the terrain where personal interests, desires and ambitions en ... with such majesty and awe.ORDINARY LOVES, EXTRAORDINARY TIMESPolitical themes are common in Nadine Gordimer's work, but the South African author insists they enrich, not mold, her fiction.' ...

(9 pages) 45 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"Africa Emergent" by Nadine Gordimer

nd a group. When the oppressed secedes from the oppressor, they must free themselves of oppression. Nadine Gordimer explores the theme of defying oppression through the use of characterization, settin ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Nadine Gordimer: A Life in South Africa

aking sense of life. You work your whole life and perhaps you’ve made sense of one small area.”- Nadine GordimerNadine Gordimer is not your typical, everyday author who strictly puts his or her min ... everyday author who strictly puts his or her mind to writing simply another novel or short story. Nadine Gordimer expresses her feelings on apartheid and the separation blacks often felt during her ...

(12 pages) 55 0 4.3 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors

Working Class Fiction And The Women Who Write It

ent the camaraderie that sometimes exists between colleagues."Town and Country Lovers" author Nadine Gordimer used unconventional subject matter because she revealed the development of a relatio ...

(7 pages) 27 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Symbol of the Desert in Nadine Gordimer's "The Pickup"

This is the desert, an oasis of nature untouched by society's disregard and the setting for much of Nadine Gordimer's novel The Pickup. Throughout the course of the book, this environment takes on a u ... oking for, it is certainly safe to say that the unchanging desert will live on.Works CitedGordimer, Nadine. The Pickup. New York: Penguin Books, 2002.

(3 pages) 14 0 4.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Essay on keeping fit, the shor

es the realization that society is not as balanced as it appears. In the short story "Keeping Fit", Nadine Gordimer shows how a life can be changed by a simple event that sheds light to a simple, if n ...

(5 pages) 2672 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The novel takes place in South Africa and is set

The novel takes place in South Africa and is set in chronological order. My Son's story written by Nadine Gordimer is a novel that focuses on an African family that is intertwined in two worlds. The ...

(4 pages) 1846 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

“Once Upon a Time.” by Nadine Gordimer

"Once Upon a Time" was first published in 1989. Nadine Gordimer was born in 1923 near Johannesburg, South Africa. She graduated from the University ... of Witwatersrand. A prolific writer, Gordimer has published more than twenty books of fiction. When Nadine Gordimer was asked to write a children's story she replied with a short story called "Once Up ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Racism and Discrimination in Country Lovers and Everyday Use

different ways in bot of the short stories by the different characters.Source(s): Country Lovers by Nadine Gordimer, Everyday Use by Alice Walker

(2 pages) 37 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Construction and Repletion of Gap in "The Ultimate Safari"

Parveen 8The Multidimensional Construction and Repletion of Gap in Nadine Gordimer's "The Ultimate Safari."Critics have the tendency to explore gaps established betwee ... ture in order to get out of constraints of memory and desire attempts to solve psychic problems but Nadine Gordimer's "The Ultimate Safari" presents a startling twirl by bringing an integrated whole i ... r dimension of study often neglected in the field of literature.Works CitedPrimary Source:Gordimer, Nadine. "The Ultimate Safari." Telling Tales Ed. Nadine Gordimer. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 200 ...

(11 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers