Foreword: Elleke Boehmer, Robert Eaglestone, Katy Iddiols; Part I: Context; 1. Post-Apartheid Literature: A Personal View, Andre Brink; 2. Elizabeth Costello as Post-Apartheid Literature, Louise Bethlehem (Hebrew University of Jerusalem); 3. Coetzee and Gordimer, Karina Szczurek; 4. Wordsworth and the Recollection of South Africa, Pieter Vermeulen (University of Leuven); 5. Border Crossings: self and text, Sue Kossew (University of New South Wales) ;6. Sex, Comedy, and Influence: Coetzee's Beckett, Derek Attridge (University of York); Part 2: Theory; 7. Writing Desire Responsibly, Rosemary Jolly (Queen's University) ;8. Literature, History and Folly, Patrick Hayes (University of Oxford); 9. Queer Bodies, Elleke Boehmer (University of Oxford); 10. Eating (Dis)Order, Kyoko Yoshida (Keio University); 11. Acts of Mourning, Russell Samolsky (University of California, Santa Barbara); 12. Sublime Abjection, Mark Mathuray (Royal Holloway, University of London); 13. Authenticity: Diaries, Chronicles, Records as Index-Simulations, Anne Haeming; 14. Disrupting Inauthentic Readings: Coetzee's Strategies, Katy Iddiols (Royal Holloway, University of London); Index.