The review considers the book by Helga Ramsey Kurtz, The Non-Literate Other. Readings of Illiteracy in the 20th Century Novels, highlighting the focus on certain characters in postcolonial fiction who have not been given a voice, who are illiterate and contribute to the process of othering. Examples are to be found in J.M. Coetzee's Waiting for the Barbarians or David Malouf's An Imaginary Life.

Helga Ramsey Kurz, The Non-Literate Other. Readings of Illiteracy in the 20th Century Novels.

ZULLO, FEDERICA
2008

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The review considers the book by Helga Ramsey Kurtz, The Non-Literate Other. Readings of Illiteracy in the 20th Century Novels, highlighting the focus on certain characters in postcolonial fiction who have not been given a voice, who are illiterate and contribute to the process of othering. Examples are to be found in J.M. Coetzee's Waiting for the Barbarians or David Malouf's An Imaginary Life.
F. Zullo
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