Ensayos y entrevistas
Letters of Navigation brings together a series of essays and interviews that plot a royal way to meet the sensitive humanity of John Maxwell Coetzee and offer a sharp intellectual testimony of the last decades of the twentieth century. In the short and precise texts, and in the dialogues —which include the dynamic and lucid interlocution of David Attwell—, something singular is manifested.
John M. Coetzee presents the curious alloy of the scientist and the emotional storyteller, the fixed attention of the microscope and the heart moved by injustice. As we read these pages, we are led through the meanders of the style of Samuel Beckett, the universal language of Newton, the North American mythology of Captain America, the social semiotics of rugby, the universes of Kafka, Rousseau, Tolstoy, Musil, Lawrence, the realities South African politics and culture, among many other topic...read more