Nadine Gordimer's Burger's Daughter

Nadine Gordimer's Burger's Daughter : A Casebook

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Burger's Daughter, the seventh novel of South African writer Nadine Gordimer, focuses upon the daughter of a white, communist Afrikaner hero, thus encapsulating the warring conditioning forces in South Africa of race, sex, and class position. Based partly on fact, successively banned and unbanned by the South African authorities, the novel has also become something of a test case for feminist critics of Gordimer's writing. This casebook includes an interview with and an essay by Nadine Gordimer, classic and recent critical essays, an introduction discussing biographical and historical contexts and the literary reception, and a bibliography. reception, and a bibliography.
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  • Paperback | 234 pages
  • 138.9 x 209.3 x 18.3mm | 312.98g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New
  • 0195147170
  • 9780195147179
  • 1,768,790

About Judie Newman

Judie Newman is Professor of American Studies at the University of Nottingham.
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