Nadine Gordimer | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Charles Poore

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Nadine Gordimer.
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Critical Review by Charles Poore

SOURCE: "Her Field Is People: People Are the World," in The New York Times, Vol. CXIV, No. 39.186, May 8, 1965, p. 29.

In the following review, Poore praises the stories in Not for Publication.

The coolly controlled fury of Nadine Gordimer's storytelling stands out in this new collection [Not for Publication]. It is Miss Gordimer's best book.

Not many authors in her field accomplish what she sets out to do with so much force and grace. Her aim is nothing less than to advance the amenities of civilization. A tall order. But she goes about it with a kind of brilliantly deceptive casualness. You are caught up, first of all, in a story—the loves of men and women, the confrontations of growing up—the elemental business, in short, of life, liberty and the strenuous, faltering pursuit of...

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