Nadine Gordimer (Gordimer Nadine)( South African writer.)
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Biography Nadine Gordimer (Gordimer Nadine)
Born November 20, 1923 in Springs, mining town near Johannesburg, in the Transvaal ore veins. Studied at the University of Witwatersrand. Her first collection of short stories insinuating voice of the serpent (The Soft Voice of the Serpent) was released in 1952
. First novel Gordimer False Days (The Lying Days, . 1953) - a lyrical re-creation of experiences of a young girl, . discovering love and social way of life in the mine settlement, . during a family vacation at sea, . on campus of a big city,
. In the land of others (A World of Strangers, . 1958) describes the social and cultural contacts in the interracial free from prejudices Johannesburg at the opportunity to love (Occasion for Loving, . 1963) Gordimer recognizes the collapse of liberal humanism in South Africa,
. In the novel The End of the bourgeois world (The Late Bourgeois World, 1966) expressed pessimism is so strong in the later works of Gordimer. The only exception is Honored Guest (A Guest of Honour, 1970), which examines the peculiarity of African socialism in the newly independent states of blacks (in all probability, Zambia). The most radical novel Gordimer, Burger's Daughter (Burger's Daughter, 1979), draws a full risk the lives of political dissidents. Among other works of Gordimer - Kindred July (July's People, 1981), a freak of nature (Sport of Nature, 1987), story of my son (My Son's Story, 1990) and Brad alone (None to Accompany Me, 1994).
In 1991, Gordimer was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature.