... would end a lecturer's career if they were to seriously teach them—anyway, the subject that won, was a comparative study of two texts: J.M Coetzee's seminal novel, Digrace, and the collected email correspondence of Warm Corpse, Professor Barry Spurr.
Academe's Willful Ignorance of African Literature
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But English departments will continue to regard African literature as “emerging” as long as the “usual suspects” of African literature, as Dimock puts it, continue to be people like Chinua Achebe, J.M. Coetzee, and Nadine Gordimer. If you can name only ...
Nietzsche Says Christianity Produces Weaklings. Kolakowski Agrees.
Yet, agnostics such as the philosopher Terry Eagleton and the Nobelist novelist J.M. Coetzee also both see this turn toward weakness as a strength, even as an extremely ruthless demand, of Christianity against the worldviews of antiquity and modernity.
Book Review: I Think You're Totally Wrong
Powell and Shields in their own ways are each quite literate, immersed, engaged readers with nuanced -- but hardly inaccessible -- opinions about such authors as Noam Chomsky, J.M. Coetzee, Cormac McCarthy and David Foster Wallace. If Shields is an ...