Tag: J.M. Coetzee


On J. M. Coetzee by Ceridwen Dovey

For Ceridwen Dovey, J.M. Coetzee ‘has always been there, an unseen but strongly felt presence in our small family drama’. As a child, she observed with fascination her mother’s immersion in Coetzee’s writing as she worked on what would become...

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On J. M. Coetzee by Ceridwen Dovey

Whose Literature is it Anyway? by Victor Dlamini

Photograph courtesy of Victor Dlamini By Victor Dlamini This piece was originally published on victordlamini.com and he has kindly allowed us to publish it as part of the PEN SA essay series on South African literature. If you are interested in...

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Whose Literature is it Anyway? by Victor Dlamini

The View from Ilorin by David Attwell

This is part of the PEN SA essay series on South African literature. If you are interested in submitting a piece, contact us on communications@pensouthafrica.co.za. By David Attwell +++I spent the month of September in Ilorin, Nigeria, as a visitor...

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The View from Ilorin by David Attwell