The Body, The Word, and the State: J. M. Coetzee's Waiting for the Barbarians

Eckstein, Barbara
January 1989
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Winter1989, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p175
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Focuses on the book "Waiting for the Barbarians," by J. M. Coetzee. Background of the book which analyzes the relationship between language and torture; Comments of literary critic Lance Olsen against the language used by Coetzee in his book; Political implications of Coetzee's analysis of the relationship between the human body and language.


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