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by David Attwell,J. M. Coetzee

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Author: David Attwell,J. M. Coetzee
Publisher: Harvard University Press; Reprint edition (August 12, 1992)
Language: English
Pages: 448
Category: Imaginative Literature
Subcategory: History and Criticism
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Atwell interviews Coetzee at the beginning of each section to complete a retrospective analysis of the essays . Coetzee stood as a writer and as an individual at the end of the 1980s, just before the publication of one of his masterpieces & of Iron'.

Atwell interviews Coetzee at the beginning of each section to complete a retrospective analysis of the essays; the result is a literary autobiography of stature. Recommended for academic as well as large public libraries. Contrary to another writer who dissects during 43 pages his dominant feeling of nothingness (in a period of war!!!), the morass of linguistics (as an important philosopher remarked: linguistics equals the cleaning of one's spectacles) didn't turn . Coetzee from & great world and its concerns'.

Doubling the Point: Essays and Interviews, ed. David Attwell (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1992). Giving Offense: Essays on Censorship (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1996). An Interview with J. M. Coetzee", Jean Sévry, Commonwealth: Essays and Studies vol. 9, no. 1 (1986): 1–7. "Two Interviews with J. Coetzee, 1983 and 1987," Tony Morphet, TriQuarterly 69 (Spring-Summer 1987): 454–64. On the Question of Autobiography: Interview with J. Coetzee", David Attwell, Current Writing: Text and Reception in South Africa vol. 3, no. 1 (1991): 117–122.

Doubling the Point takes the reader to the center of that vision. These essays and interviews, documenting Coetzee's longtime engagement with his own culture, and with modern culture in general, constitute a literary autobiography. Nadine Gordimer has written of . Coetzee that his vision goes to the nerve-centre of being. What he finds there is more than most people will ever know about themselves, and he conveys it with a brilliant writer's mastery of tension and elegance. Doubling the Point takes the reader to the center of that vision.

Doubling the Point book. In interviews prefacing each section of the book, Coetzee reflects on the essays to follow and relates them to his life and work. The result is the story of a fiction writer's intellectual development, and of an intellectual's literary development.

Into The Dark Chamber. Doubling the Point: Essays and Interviews Although The House on Eccles Street is a fictional creation of Coetzee the reader is offered insights into Costello’s reconfiguration of Molly as a major instead of a minor voice in modernity. Doubling the Point: Essays and Interviews. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1992. Although The House on Eccles Street is a fictional creation of Coetzee the reader is offered insights into Costello’s reconfiguration of Molly as a major instead of a minor voice in modernity.

M. Coetzee, David Attwell. Coetzee that his "vision goes to the nerve-centre of being. What he finds there is more than most people will ever know about themselves, and he conveys it with a brilliant writer's mastery of tension and elegance". Doubling the Point" takes the reader to the center of that vision.

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Doubling the Point: Essays and Interviews, e. Coetzee", Richard Begam, Contemporary Literature vol. 33, no. 3 (1992): 419–431. Coetzee", World Literature Today vol. 70, no. 1 (1996): 107–110.

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1992) Essays and Interviews A non fiction book by J M Coetzee. Library Journal Coetzee is known here for his fiction, set in his native South Africa, but less so for his criticism. Atwell interviews Coetzee at the beginning of each section to complete a retrospective analysis of the essays; the result is a literary autobiography of stature.

Doubling the Point by J. Attwell, whose interviews with Coetzee introduce each of the book’s nine sections and double back on the points each makes, characterizes DOUBLING THE POINT as a writer’s intellectual autobiography. Coetzee’s six novels-DUSKLANDS (1974), WAITING FOR THE BARBARIANS (1981), IN THE HEART OF THE COUNTRY (1977), LIFE AND TIMES OF MICHAEL K (1983), FOE (1986), and AGE OF IRON (1990)-are acutely self-conscious texts. In his essays and in his discussions of them, he is remarkably perceptive and articulate about his own art, among many other topics.

Nadine Gordimer has written of J.M. Coetzee that his vision goes to the nerve-centre of being. What he finds there is more than most people will ever know about themselves, and he conveys it with a brilliant writer's mastery of tension and elegance. Doubling the Point takes the reader to the center of that vision. These essays and interviews, documenting Coetzee's longtime engagement with his own culture, and with modern culture in general, constitute a literary autobiography.