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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

    Dibuka Library is OPEN!

    Your favourite library in town is now open after the festive season break! Come and discover all the exciting new books we've received to start 2021. Opening hours are: Tuesday: 9.30 – 12.30 Thursday : 12.00 – 18.00 Friday : 14.00 – 18.00 Saturday : 9.30 – 12.30 COVID protocols are strictly… Read more
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    Dibuka

    Dibuka is reopening, by appointment only!

    The Francophone multimedia library Dibuka is slowly reopening, on Tuesdays and Thursdays, by appointment only. And because we've missed you so much, we, at the French Institute and the Alliance Française of Johannesburg, have prepared some surprise bags for you! SURPRISE BAGS AT DIBUKA WHAT ? We… Read more
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    Dibuka

    Programme DibuKlub and DibuKids - February to June 2020

    This year will be full of exciting events and activities at Dibuka. With movies twice a month on Wednesdays for adults and cultural activities twice a month on Saturdays for kids, there is something for everybody! Check out the jam-packed programme we've got for you below: Read more

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