THE LITERARY INDEX

LITERARY CRITICISM AND ANALYSIS OF NOVELS AND POETRY

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Nadine Gordimer Literary Criticism

The Conservationist

A paper by Benaouda Lebdaï exploring the roles of Zulu culture, the Apartheid system, and Gordimer's depiction of the relationships between blacks and whites in her sixth novel.

Burger's Daughter

An essay by Susan Barrett of the University of Bordeaux looking at the role of intertextuality in this novel, particularly as a means to undermine censorship.

A Guest of Honour

An academic article by Ode S. Ogede of North Carolina Central University discussing the relationship between this novel's protagonist and political developments in South Africa's apartheid regime, with reference to Joseph Conrad and Graham Greene.

The Pickup

In this essay Franz Meier examines this novel in relationship to the concept of 'the other', with reference to works by Jacques Lacan and Edward Said.