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Nadine Gordimer

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Nadine Gordimer Discusses South African Apartheid.

South African writer Nadine Gordimer. She is one of that country's best-known artists and one of the most vocal and effective opponents of apartheid, the laws that mandate strict separation of the races. Gordimer's novels include A Sport of Nature, July's People, Burger's Daughter and The Conservationist. Her new book, a collection of essays, is titled The Essential Gesture. It provides a portrait of South Africa and of Gordimer's emergence as an artist. (rebroadcast. Originally on 5/24/89).


Novelist Nadine Gordimer

The white South African writer hopes that her works have educated her readers about the realities of apartheid in her home country. Her newest book is called A Sport of Nature.


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