The Bloomsbury Handbook to J. M. Coetzee (Hardcover)
J. M. Coetzee - novelist, essayist and public intellectual - is widely recognized as one of the most important Anglophone writers in the world today, a status recognized with his 2003 award of the Nobel Prize for Literature. With chapters written by leading and emerging scholars from across the world, The Bloomsbury Handbook to J. M. Coetzee is the most comprehensive available exploration of the depth and range of his work.The book covers a range of topics, including:
- The full span of Coetzee's work, from his poetry and essays to major fictional works such as Waiting for the Barbarians, Disgrace and the Jesus novels
- Coetzee's sources and influences, including his engagements with Russian, Australian and Latin American culture
- Interdisciplinary perspectives, including gender, race, posthuman and digital humanities perspectives
- Biographical and archival approaches The Bloomsbury Handbook to J. M. Coetzee includes a substantial biography of primary and secondary works by and about the author.