TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Eckstein, Barbara
PUB. DATE
January 1989
SOURCE
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Winter1989, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p175
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
15746718

 

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