Gordimer


Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
  • noun

Synonyms for Gordimer

South African novelist and short-story writer whose work describes the effects of apartheid (born in 1923)

References in periodicals archive ?
fire, heat supply node, solar) revitalize the House of John Paul II, along with Nadine Gordimer and yard management.
That's how I first got the news that Nadine Gordimer had died.
A fearless campaigner herself, Gordimer, who died this week aged 90, joined the anti-apartheid movement in 1960.
Gordimer, who won the literature prize in 1991, three years before the end of white minority rule, died peacefully in her sleep at her home in Johannesburg on Sunday, the family said in a statement.
Gordimer, who had more than 30 books to her credit, had jointly claimed Booker Prize in 1974 for 'The Conservationist' and was honored with the Nobel Prize for literature in 1991, where the committee had mentioned her work "magnificent epic writing" which had been of "great benefit to humanity.
In 2007, he won the Man Booker International Prize, in which judge Nadine Gordimer dubbed him the 'Father of modern African literature'.
And although the country can boast Nobel prize-winning authors such as Nadine Gordimer (1991) and J.
The Nobel Prize in Literature is awarded to Nadine Gordimer (South Africa, 1923-) "who through her magnificent epic writing has .
In a brilliant letter, written with Haidar Eid, to author Nadine Gordimer, Nobel Prize winner and supporter of anti-apartheid struggles in South Africa, the authors respond to her acceptance of an invitation to participate in a writers' festival in Israel.
In her 1991 Nobel Prize acceptance speech, Nadine Gordimer speaks of the Word.
You're just as likely to run into Umberto Eco, Bono or Nadine Gordimer as Bill Gates, George Soros or PepsiCo chief executive Indra Nooyi.
Publication of Freedom (January:2011, Three Rivers Press), a story collection celebrating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with an introduction by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and notable contributors such as Walter Moseley, Joyce Carol Oates, and Nadine Gordimer.
Baker, Syl Cheney-Coker, Langston Hughes, James Olney and Wole Soyinka, along with a host of South African writers, including Andre Brink, Guy Butler, Tim Couzens, Stephen Gray, Nadine Gordimer, Alan Paton, William Plomer and Sipho Sepamla.
The aim is to produce a series reminiscent of London-based publisher Heinemann's African Writers Series, which was published for more than 40 years and helped bring such authors as Nadine Gordimer and Steve Biko to international fame.
From the perspective of law in literature, representations of law permeate South African writing: legislation, adjudication, law-enforcement, crime and imprisonment feature prominently in the works of Herman Charles Bosman, Andre Brink, J M Coetzee, Athol Fugard, Nadine Gordimer, Ellen Kuzwayo, Zakes Mda, Bloke Modisane, Alan Paton, Jonny Steinberg, Marlene van Niekerk, Ivan Vladislavic and Zoe Wicomb, amongst many others.