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2014 | 11 | 1 | 71-77
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Nadine Gordimer: Familiar Tales From South Africa

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The paper analyses the new perspectives in Nadine Gordimer’s writings, focusing on her post-Apartheid works. The concepts of home, relocation, cultural diversity, violence and the issue of the Other are examined, as they represent the key factors in defining and understanding South Africa and its multicultural and multiracial communities.
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11
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1
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71-77
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published
2014-03-01
online
2014-05-01
Contributors
  • “Dimitrie Cantemir” University, Timişoara
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bwmeta1.element.doi-10_2478_rjes-2014-0009
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