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Living in Hope and History (1999) [Collection]
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This collection of essays, articles, critiques and addresses extends over four decades, and includes the author's Nobel Prize lecture of 1991. Her themes are wide-ranging, moving from the impact of technology on our world-view to the convergence of the moral and the political in fiction.

Contents:

  • Three in a Bed: Fiction, Morals, and Politics
  • The Status of the Writer in the World Today: Which World? Whose World?
  • Turning the Page: African Writers and the Twenty-first Century
  • References: The Codes of Culture
  • The Lion, the Bull, and the Tree
  • GŁnter Grass
  • The Dialogue of Late Afternoon
  • Joseph Roth: Labyrinth of Empire and Exile
  • An Exchange: Kenzaburo Oe, Nadine Gordimer
  • 1959: What Is Apartheid?
  • How Not to Know the African
  • A Morning in the Library: 1975
  • Heroes and Villains
  • Crack the Nut: The Future Between Your Teeth
  • How Shall We Look at Each Other Then?
  • 29 October 1989 -- A Beautiful Day, Com
  • Mandela: What He Means to Us
  • The First Time
  • Act Two: One Year Later
  • The Essential Document
  • As Others See Us
  • Labour Well the Teeming Earth
  • The Writer's Imagination and the Imagination of the State
  • Writing and Being
  • Living on a Frontierless Land: Cultural Globalization
  • Our Century

Original title: Living in Hope and History
Original languages: English

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Living in Hope and History (1999)
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Language: English

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Living in Hope and History (October 23, 2000)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Bloomsbury
ISBN: 9780747548232
Dimensions: 5 x 7.6 x 0.7 in
Pages: 256

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Living in Hope and History (October 1, 2000)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9780374527525
Dimensions: 5.6 x 8.7 x 0.7 in
Pages: 256

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Living in Hope and History (November 1, 1999)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9780374189914
Dimensions: 6.4 x 9.3 x 1 in
Pages: 244

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Living in Hope and History (1999)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Bloomsbury
ISBN: 9780747544715
Dimensions: 6.5 x 9.3 x 1 in
Pages: 256

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