Browsing Category J.M.Coetzee

Attwell (D.) J.M.COETZEE AND THE LIFE OF WRITING, face to face with time
272pp., illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2015. R280
A literary biography of J.M.Coetzee that reveals the connections and relations between the novelist's life and work. David Attwell draws extensively on Coetzee's notebooks and manuscripts housed in the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas.

"With exemplary care, clarity and sensitivity David Attwell shows just how illuminating a literary biography can be." Zoë Wicomb

"A fascinating, highly readable and tremendously insightful account of the processes through which some of the greatest novels of our time came into being." Derek Attridge, University of York

"sheds startling new light on the relentless process of making and remaking that has produced the 2003 Novel Prize winner's oeuvre" Elleke Boehmer, University of Oxford

David Attwell is Professor of English at the University of York. He is also the author of "J.M.Coetzee: South Africa and the Politics of Writing" and editor of "Doubling he Point: essays and interviews".
Britain (I.) ed. MEANJIN, on translation, volume 64, number 4, 2005
216 pp., paperback, Melbourne, 2005. OUT OF PRINT
Includes the essay, "Roads to Translation, how a novelist relates to his translators" by J.M.Coetzee.
Cavalieri (P.) THE DEATH OF THE ANIMAL, a dialogue
149 pp., hardback, d.w., New York, 2009. OUT OF PRINT
Foreword by Peter Singer.

Together with Peter Singer, J.M.Coetzee, Harlan B.Miller, Matthew Calarco and Cary Wolfe, Paola Cavalieri "expands our understanding of the nonhuman in such a way that the derogatory category of 'the animal' becomes meaningless. In so doing, she presents a nonhierachical approach to ethics that better respects the value of the conscious self."

Paola Cavalieri lives in Milan and is the editor of the international philosophy journal "Etica & Animali". She is the author of "The Animal Question: why nonhuman animals deserve human rights" and, with Peter Singer, edited the award-winning book, "The Great Ape Project: equality beyond humanity".



Clarkson (C.) J.M.COETZEE, countervoices
230 pp., hardback, Basingstoke, 2009. R280
"Carrol Clarkson pays sustained attention to the dynamic interaction between Coetzee's fiction and his critical writing, exploring the Nobel prize-winner's participation in, and contribution to, contemporary literary-philosophical debates." from the back cover

Carrol Clarkson teaches in the English Department at the University of Cape Town.
Coetzee (J.M.) AGE OF IRON,
198 pp., paperback, Reprint, London, (1990) 1998. R205
This novel won the Sunday Express Book of the Year Award.

J.M.Coetzee was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003.
Coetzee (J.M.) BOYHOOD, scenes from provincial life
166 pp., paperback, Reprint, London, (1997) 1998. R190
J.M.Coetzee writes about his childhood in a small country town in South Africa.

J.M.Coetzee was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003.
Coetzee (J.M.) DIARY OF A BAD YEAR,
231 pp., paperback, Reprint, London, (2007) 2008. R190
J.M.Coetzee was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003.
Coetzee (J.M.) DISGRACE,
220 pp., paperback, Reprint, London, (1999) 2000. R205
This novel won the Booker Prize, making J.M.Coetzee the first author to win the Booker Prize twice.

J.M.Coetzee was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003.
Coetzee (J.M.) DUSKLANDS,
125 pp., paperback, Reprint, London, (1982) 2004. R195
J.M.Coetzee's first novel.

He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003.
Coetzee (J.M.) ELIZABETH COSTELLO, eight lessons
230 pp., paperback, Reprint, , (2003) 2004. R190
J.M.Coetzee was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003.
Coetzee (J.M.) FOE,
157 pp., paperback, Reprint, London, (1986) 2010. R165
J.M.Coetzee was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003.
Coetzee (J.M.) IN THE HEART OF THE COUNTRY,
151 pp., paperback, Reprint, London, (1977) 2004. R170
This novel, J.M.Coetzee's second, won the CNA Prize.

J.M.Coetzee was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003.
Coetzee (J.M.) LE ORIGINI IDEOLOGICHE DELL'APARTHEID, emergere dalla censura
61 pp., paperback, Verona, 1999. OUT OF PRINT
An Italian translation of J.M.Coetzee's essay, "The Intellectual Origins of Apartheid, emerging from censorship".

Translation by Angela Righetti.
Coetzee (J.M.) LIFE & TIMES OF MICHAEL K,
184 pp., paperback, Reprint, London, (1974) 2004. R205
This novel won the Booker Prize and the Prix Etranger Fémina.

J.M.Coetzee was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003.
Coetzee (J.M.) SCENES FROM PROVINCIAL LIFE,
484 pp., hardback, d.w., London, 2011. R330
J.M.Coetzee's trilogy of fictionalised memoir, "Boyhood" (1997), "Youth" (2002), and "Summertime" (2009) in one volume. They have been revised for republication.
Coetzee (J.M.) SLOW MAN,
263 pp., paperback, Reprint, London, (2005) 2006. R195
J.M.Coetzee was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003.
Coetzee (J.M.) SUMMERTIME, scenes from provincial life
266 pp., paperback, London, 2009. R170
This book completes the trilogy of fictionalised memoir begun with "Boyhood" and "Youth".

Shortlisted for the 2010 Sunday Times Fiction Prize.

J.M.Coetzee was awrded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003.
Coetzee (J.M.) THE HUMANITIES IN AFRICA/ DIE GEISTESWISSENSCHAFTEN IN AFRIKA,
96 pp., paperback, Munich, 2001. R125
Includes an essay in German by Heinrich Meier.
J.M.Coetzee's text is in English & German.
This is Lesson 5 from "Elizabeth Costello".
Coetzee (J.M.) THE MASTER OF PETERSBURG,
250 pp., paperback, Reprint, London, (1994) 2004. R205
This novel won the Irish Times International Fiction Award.

J.M.Coetzee was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003.
Coetzee (J.M.) WAITING FOR THE BARBARIANS,
170 pp., paperback, Reprint, London, (1980) 2004. R205
This novel won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the CNA Prize.

J.M.Coetzee was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003.
Coetzee (J.M.) WHITE WRITING, on the culture of letters in South Africa
194 pp., paperback, Reprint, Johannesburg, (1988) 2007. R195
J.M.Coetzee's first volume of criticism, in which "he reads a range of texts, in various genres, which represent the endeavours of white writers to come to terms with the South African landscape and their tenuous place in it". The seven essays examine writing by William Burchell, Thomas Pringle, W.E.G.Louw, W.C.Scully, Roy Campbell, C.W.van den Heever, Olive Schreiner, Pauline Smith, Alan Paton, C.H.Kühn (Mikro), Sarah Gertrude Millin, Guy Butler, Sydney Clouts, and others.

J.M.Coetzee was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003.

Coetzee (J.M.) YOUTH,
169 pp., paperback, London, (2002) 2003. R170
J.M.Coetzee's account of his life as a young man.

J.M.Coetzee was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003.
Coetzee (J.M.) & Kurtz (A.) THE GOOD STORY, exchanges on truth, fiction and psychoanalytic psychotherapy
198pp., paperback, London, 2015. R285
An exchange, begun in 2008, between JM Coetzee and psychotherapist Arabella Kurtz, in which they consider psychotherapy and its wider social context.

J.M.Coetzee's work includes "Waiting for the Barbarians", "Life & Times of Michael K","Disgrace" and "Diary of a Bad Year." He was the first author to win the Booker Prize twice and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003.
Arabella Kurtz is a consultant clinical psychologist and is completing psychoanalytic psychotherapy training at the Tavistock Clinic. She is currently Senior Clinical Tutor on the University of Leicester clinical psychology training course.
Coetzee (J.M.) trans. LANDSCAPE WITH ROWERS, poetry from the Netherlands
105 pp., paperback, Princeton & Oxford, 2004. R190
J.M.Coetzee's English translations - published alongside the Dutch originals - of work by six contemporary Dutch poets: Cees Nooteboom, Gerrit Achterberg, Hugo Claus, Sybren Polet, Hans Faverey and Rutger Kopland.

J.M.Coetzee was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003.
Head (D.) THE CAMBRIDGE INTRODUCTION TO J.M.COETZEE,
113 pp., paperback, Cambridge, 2009. R200
A survey of J.M.Coetzee's fiction up to "Diary of a Bad Year" (2007).

Dominic Head is Professor of Modern English Literature at the University of Nottingham.
Kannemeyer (J.C.) JM COETZEE, a life in writing
710 pp., b/w & colour illus., hardback, d.w., Johannesburg, 2012. R325
The first biography of J.M.Coetzee, written with his co-operation. Translated from the Afrikaans by Michiel Heyns.

"This book is exactly what is needed in the first biography of Coetzee: it is thorough, factually reliable, informative and sensitive in its handling of difficult episodes. John Kannemeyer has placed Coetzee scholarship on a completely different footing." David Attwell

"This is a highly impressive undertaking, providing the reader with an immense amount of information hitherto not in the public domain and throwing light on the composition of all JM coetzee's writing." Derek Attridge

Also available in Afrikaans.

Afrikaans academic and literary critic JG Kannemeyer's extensive list of publications includes seven literary biographies. He died shortly after completing this biography of JM Coetzee.
Stockenström (W.) THE EXPEDITION TO THE BAOBAB TREE,
115 pp., paperback, Cape Town, (1983) 2008. R130
A reprint of J.M.Coetzee's 1983 English translation of Wilma Stockenström's novel, "Die kremertartekspedisie", first published in Afrikaans in 1981.

Poet, novelist and playwright Wilma Stockenström was born in 1933 in the village of Napier in the Cape. She now lives in Cape Town. She won the Hertzog Prize and the WA Hofmeyr Prize for her 1991 novel, "Abjater wat so lag", the Hertzog Prize for Poetry for "Van vergetelheid en van glans" (1977) and the CNA, Louis Luyt and Old Mutual Prize for "Monsterverse" (1984).
Strode (T.F.) THE ETHICS OF EXILE, colonialism in the fictions of Charles Brocken Brown and J.M.Coetzee
253 pp., hardback, New York & London, 2005. R770
Examines three novels by J.M.Coetzee: "Life & Times of Michael K", "Age of Iron" and "Disgrace".
van der Vlies (A.) J.M.COETZEE'S "DISGRACE",
111 pp., paperback, London, 2010. R154
"Lively, succinct, and readable, [this] handbook of key themes, contexts, and intertexts is the best reader's guide to J.M.Coetzee's 'Disgrace' on the market." Mark Saunders, New York University

Andrew van der Vlies teaches in the School of English and Drama at Queen Mary, University of London.