NADINE GORDIMER,THE NOBEL PRIZE WINNING SOUTH AFRICAN AUTHOR,DIES!

NADINE GORDIMER,THE NOBEL PRIZE WINNING SOUTH AFRICAN AUTHOR,DIES!.

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NADINE GORDIMER,THE NOBEL PRIZE WINNING SOUTH AFRICAN AUTHOR,DIES!

“Everyone ends up moving alone
towards the self”

Nadine Gordimer.
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NADINE GORDIMER,The Nobel Prize Winning South African Author,Has Died !She Was 90!Her Family Said She Died Peacefully In Her Sleep On Sunday !She Is Survived By Her Son And Daughter And Their Families!

A Chronicler of The Apartheid Era of South Africa,Nadine Gordimer Represented What Is Called A ‘White Sensibility’ In The Literary Tradition of South Africa In Particular And In Post-Modern World Literature In General !

Author of Over A Two Dozen Books Including 15 Novels,Gordimer Successfully Presented The Oppressive White Minority Regime In A Black Majority Society!

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“The truth isn’t always beauty,
but the hunger for it is.”
Nadine Gordimer.
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Winner of Various Awards
Includine The Booker Prize in
1974 For Her Brilliant Novel,THE
CONSERVATIONIST And The Nobel
Prize in 1991 For Her
Committment To The Cause of
Her Society!

Born To A Jewish Immigrant’s
Family In Springs On 20th
November,1923,Nadine Gordimer
Was Short Attended School And
The Whitwatersrand University!
Her Father Was A Lithuanian Jew
And Her Mother A Britisher!She
Remained An Atheist Despite
Being Born In A Deeply Religious
Family.

With ‘FACE TO FACE’ As Her First
Story And ‘THE LYING DAYS’ Her
First Novel, Gordimers Became
Renown In 70s And Since Then
Has Been Published In Around 40
Languages Worldwide!

‘BURGERS’ DAUGHTER’ , ‘THE LATE
BOURGEOIS WORLD’ , ‘MY SON’S
STORY’ , ‘THE CONSERVATIONIST’ ,
‘NO TIME LIKE THE
PRESENT’ . . .et.al. Are Some of Her
Notable Works!

A Close Aide of Nelson Mandela
And The African National
Congress,Gordimer’s Writings Are
Deeply Entrenched In The Political
Plight Of South Africans During
The Apartheid Era of 1948 to
1991.

Her Demise Has Created A Void
Not Easily To Be Filled In Time To
Come!She Inspired A Generation
of Young Writers And Helped
Them Financially In Their Struggle
To Become Authors !

REST IN PEACE,NADINE GORDIMER !

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MRITYUNJAY JHA
4F,ADARSH NAGAR
SAMASTIPUR
BIHAR
INDIA.
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY,STEPHEN CRANE!

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‘If love loves,
There is no world
Nor word.
All is lost
Save thought of love
And place to dream.’

STEPHEN CRANE.

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STEPHEN CRANE.

American Author and Journalist, Stephen Crane, Was Born This Day On 1 Nov. 1871 !
In His Brief Life of 29yr ,He Was A Prolific Writer!
At 23 ,He Penned His Masterpiece,a novel, ‘RED BADGE OF COURAGE’ -which is said to have inspired Ernest Hemingway who described the novel as the single most important novel in his language!
The Central Theme of The Novel Is : WAR IS INSANE!

STEPHEN CRANE also composed several poems most of them are in conversational tone!

#StephenCrane.

#HappyBirthdayStephenCrane!

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MRITYUNJAY JHA
4F,ADARSH NAGAR
SAMASTIPUR
BIHAR
INDIA.
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, GEORGE ORWELL !

Orwell-quotes

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Born in a tiny town of the then british India,GEORGE ORWELL, was raised in England and had had a decent academic life that prepared him to join the service(BRITISH IMPERIAL FORCE) that his father was a part of and that sent him to the capital city of Burma,RANGOON ,where he had lived for quite a couple of years gaining experiences that were to shape his views later to be incorporated into works like BURMESE DAYS, ANIMAL FARM, 1984 and many other critical essays on Polity,International Relations,Democracy,Imperialism,Communism n things like that !

Orwell’s second important engagement came around the late 30s of the last cent. When he had gone to SPAIN to participate in the SPANISH CIVIL WAR.

Orwell’s works inform a bleak world dominated by power drunk n power hungry people and the disastrous longterm impacts of the then considered power equations amongst the nations and also between various competetive ideologies !

Master of Satirical Outpours, Orwell Could Well Be Cited As The Most Competent Heir To Franz Kafka!

‘ANIMAL FARM’ and ‘1984’ are two of his most famous works And These Two Novels(the first being just a novella) Sold More Than The Combined Novels Of All The Novelists Of The 20th-Cent. . . .!
That Is Simply Awesome!

Surprisingly,ANIMAL FARM was turned down by the great poet,playwright n publisher, MR. T.S.ELIOT, who dismissed the said novel as something suitable for children n couldn’t be fit into the genre of novels !!

George Orwell Believed Eliot But Believed Himself More!

Somehow the novella reached to a NEW YORK based Publisher who took chance n went ahead. . . .!THAT WAS 1945 !
The Rest, As They Say, Is History. . . . . .RENEWING EVERY YEAR AND ON AND ON. . . . .!

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Let’s celebrate George Orwell’s 110th birthday with ten quotes orwellian in essence !!

TEN QUOTES OF GEORGE ORWELL :-

(1.) ”Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness.”

(2.) ”Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.”

(3.) ”Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.”

(4.) ”On the whole, human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time !”

(5.) ”Nationalism is power hunger tempered by self-deception !”

(6.) ”Four legs good, two legs bad !”

(7.) ”Happiness can exist only in acceptance !”

(8.) ”No advance in wealth, no softening of manners, no reform or revolution has ever brought human equality a milli-meter nearer !”

(9.) ”At fifty everyone has the face he deserves !”

(10.) ”All Animals Are Equal, But, Some Are More Equal Than Others !”

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MRITYUNJAY JHA
4F,ADARSH NAGAR
SAMASTIPUR
BIHAR
INDIA.
848101.
+91 9334411390.
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