AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Homi Bhabha

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Sunday, November 29th, 2009

So, just who is JM Coetzee?

The Gulf newspaper, The National, has a profile on “the South African giant of contemporary literature” JM Coetzee in which, unsurprisingly, other people does all the talking.  It also rehashes all the familiar controversies of the last few years around the elusive Coetzee (including his lack of overt political involvement during the struggle against Apartheid;