When Lyndall Berger derided, at sixteen, to be confirmed into the Church of England, her parents were at first appalled, then watchful. The test came on Good Friday. In the hands of one of South Africa’s most talented artists, this family situation generates an impressive short story.
Of the gifted novelists writing about the divided Union of South Africa, three have made a special appeal to ATLANTICreaders: Man Paton. Dan Jacobson, and Nadine Gordimer. Miss Gordimer is a native Johannesburger whose mastery of the short story is respected throughout the English-speaking world. The following story will appear in her new collection, NOT FOR PUBLICATION,soon to be published by Viking.
A native Johannesburger, NADINE GORDIMER is one of the most gifted novelists writing about the divided world of the Union of South Africa. Last spring, Miss Gordimer spent two months in the United States on a visiting professor fellowship given by the Institute of Contemporary Arts in Washington. During that, time she gave a reading of her short stones at the Poetry Center in New York and delivered the Ann Radcliffe lecture at Radcliffe College.
A native Johannesburger, NADINE GORDIMER is one of the most gifted novelists writing about the divided world of the union of South Africa. She began publishing her stories at the age of fifteen, and now she has to her credit two novels and three collections of short stories, the latest, FRIDAY ‘S FOOTPRINT, published last year by Viking.
Alan Palon and NADINE GORDIMER are the two most gifted novelists now writing about the divided world of theUnion of South Africa . A native Johannesburger, Miss Gordimer here describes a valiant and honorable native leader who has refused to be crushed by apartheid. Her latest novel. A WORLD OF STRANGERS, was published by Simon and Schuster last fall.