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'J. M. Coetzee—winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, twice winner of the Man Booker Prize—is one of the world’s most celebrated and intriguing authors. Yet the heart of his fiction remains elusive.

'In J. M. Coetzee and the Life of Writing, David Attwell explores the extraordinary creative processes behind Coetzee’s novels, from Dusklands to The Childhood of Jesus. Through a close examination of Coetzee’s manuscripts, notebooks and research papers, Attwell reveals the strong autobiographical thread that runs through his work, convincingly demonstrating that Coetzee’s writing proceeds with never-ending self-reflection.

'A preeminent Coetzee scholar, Attwell offers fascinating insight into one of the most important and opaque literary figures of our time.' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2015 .
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      Extent: 272p.
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      • Publication date: 26 August 2015
      ISBN: 9781925240610

Works about this Work

In Some Sense True Tim Parks , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: London Review of Books , 21 January vol. 38 no. 2 2016; (p. 25-28)

— Review of The Good Story : Exchanges on Truth, Fiction and Pschoanalytic Psychotherapy J. M. Coetzee Arabella Kurtz 2015 single work criticism ; J. M. Coetzee and the Life of Writing : Face to Face with Time David Attwell 2015 single work criticism
Thinking and Evolution : Self-Awareness in J.M. Coetzee's Fiction James Ley , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 374 2015; (p. 20-21)

— Review of J. M. Coetzee and the Life of Writing : Face to Face with Time David Attwell 2015 single work criticism
JM Coetzee and the Life of Writing Bears Testimony to the Value of a Literary Archive Timothy J. Mehigan , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Conversation , 9 September 2015;

— Review of J. M. Coetzee and the Life of Writing : Face to Face with Time David Attwell 2015 single work criticism
Face to Face with the Archive Anthony Uhlmann , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Sydney Review of Books , November 2015;

— Review of J. M. Coetzee and the Life of Writing : Face to Face with Time David Attwell 2015 single work criticism
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