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Publications about Nadine Gordimer

by Nancy Topping Bazin


Conversations with Nadine Gordimer. Co-edited with Marilyn Dallman Seymour. Jackson, MS: UP of Mississippi, 1990.

Articles and Book Chapters:

"Women and Revolution in Dystopian Fiction: Nadine Gordimer's July's People and Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale." Selected Essays: International Conference on Representing Revolution 1989. Ed. John Michael Crafton. Carrollton, GA: West Georgia College International Conference, 1991. 115-27. (View article)

"Madness, Mysticism, and Fantasy: Shifting Perspectives in the Novels of Bessie Head, Doris Lessing, and Nadine Gordimer." Extrapolation: A Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy 33.1 (Spring 1992): 73-87. (View article)

"Sex, Politics, and Silent Black Women: Nadine Gordimer's Occasion for Loving, A Sport of Nature, and My Son's Story." Black/White Writing: Essays on South African Literature. Ed. Pauline Fletcher. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell UP, 1993. 30-45. Hardback of Bucknell Review 37.1 (May/June 1993): 30-45. (View article)

"Southern Africa and the Theme of Madness: Novels by Doris Lessing, Bessie Head, and Nadine Gordimer." International Women's Writing: New Landscapes of Identity. Ed. Anne E. Brown and Marjanne E. Gooze. Westport, CT: Greenwood P, 1995. 137-49. [A new version of "Madness, Mysticism, . . ."] (View article)

"An Interview with Nadine Gordimer Conducted by Nancy Topping Bazin." Contemporary Literature. 36.4 (Winter 1995): 571-87. (View article)

"Nadine Gordimer's Fictional Selves: Can White Women Be 'At Home’ in Black South Africa?" in the South African journal Alternation 7.1 (2000): 29-40. (View article)

"White Women/Black Revolutionaries: Sex and Politics in Four Novels by Nadine Gordimer." African Visions: Literary Images, Political Change, and Social Struggle in Contemporary Africa. Ed. Cheryl B. Mwaria, Silvia Federici, and Joseph McLaren. Westport, CT and London: Greenwood P and Praeger, 2000. 177-91. (View article)


Entry on Nadine Gordimer for Who's Who in Contemporary Women's Writing, Ed. Jane Eldridge Miller. New York: Routledge P 2001. p. 125. (View article)


Review of Andrew Vogel Ettin’s Betrayals of the Body Politic: The Literary Commitments of Nadine Gordimer. Modern Philology. 92.4 (May 1995): 529-33.