TITLE

Going All The Way: Eros and polis in the Navels of Nadine Gordimer

AUTHOR(S)
Knipp, Thomas
PUB. DATE
March 1993
SOURCE
Research in African Literatures;Spring93, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Argues that the works of South African writer Nadine Gordimer express the theme that the journey inward is also a journey outward, that eros and polis are facets of the same existential experience. Rootedness in Western liberal individualism; Creation of protagonists embodying the dominant theme and plot; Reflection of political turmoil in the novels; Parallels between the personal and the political in the novels.
ACCESSION #
5248899

 

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