SCENES FROM THE SOUTH, from the collections of the Harry Ransom Center and Amazwi South African Museum of Literature to mark the occasion of J.M. Coetzee's 80th birthday

: Easton (K.) et al

R 190.00
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72pp., b/w & colour illus., maps, paperback, Makhanda, 2020


Published to accompany the exhibition that explores South-South relations in J.M. Coetzee's life and work, Amazwi South African Museum of Literature (formerly NELM), Makhanda (formerly Grahamstown), 2020. The exhibition was guest curated by Kai Easton of SOAS, University of London, and David Attwell of the University of York. On display were items from the Coetzee archives, acquired by the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin in 2011, as well as Amazwi's collection of Coetzee archives.

Contributions include:
"'Curating Across Southern Spaces', South-North-South itineraries"; "Southern Crossings/ J.M. Coetzee @ 80" and "Travelling South with Coetzee" by Kai Easton
"J.M. Coetzee/ scenes from the South" by David Attwell.

J.M.Coetzee's work includes Waiting for the BarbariansLife & Times of Michael KDisgrace 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.