Nadine Gordimer | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Karen Lazar

This literature criticism consists of approximately 31 pages of analysis & critique of Nadine Gordimer.
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Critical Essay by Karen Lazar

SOURCE: "Jump and Other Stories: Gordimer's Leap into the 1990s: Gender and Politics in Her Latest Short Fiction," in Journal of Southern African Studies, Vol. 18, No. 4, December, 1992, pp. 783-802.

In the following essay, Lazar examines Gordimer's attitude toward Feminism as evidenced in her short fiction collection.

There is something of a critical lacuna in relation to Nadine Gordimer's short fiction when compared with the extensive and scholarly criticism available on her novels. My aim is to go some way towards filling this gap, focusing on the anthology which came out more or less simultaneously with Gordimer's winning of the Nobel Prize and which has arguably received more readerly attention than her other anthologies. I examine Jump And Other Stories (hereafter Jump) in relation to its historical moment and in relation to the...

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