Posts Tagged ‘Nadine Gordimer’

Queen Georgina and the Holocaust card

Georgina Guedes enjoying the Colonial Life
Georgina Guedes enjoying the Colonial Life

Georgina Guedes enjoying the Colonial Life

by Albert Brenner

I must admit that I did not expect Georgina Guedes to do it. But then, maybe I underestimated the impact my column had on her. For her subsequent reaction … Read the rest

Britten’s indifference

Joe Slovo and the roots of Afrikaner genocide

The Rand Afrikaans University (now University of Johannesburg) as photographed by David Goldblatt (Museum of Modern Art, New York)

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by Dan Roodt

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More and more, the term “genocide” is entering our everyday vocabulary. Many people, including columnists, have already explained that it is not the absolute number of people killed that … Read the rest

The Left wouldn’t mind seeing South Africa destroyed

Nadine Gordimer describes South African education system as a ‘wreck’

Nadine Gordimer, Nobel laureate for literature in 1991

Nadine Gordimer, Nobel laureate for literature in 1991

Nobel literature prize winner Nadine Gordimer poured scorn on South Africa’s education system on Tuesday as “a wreck” over the failure to deliver textbooks to thousands of public schools.

The scandal has … Read the rest