Coetzee, J. M.

 (for John Maxwell) (1940–) South African–born Australian author, awarded Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003.

Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors. 2013.

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  • Coetzee — may refer to: Basil Coetzee (1944 1998), South African musician Clem Coetzee (c. 1939 2006), Zimbabwean conservationist Danie Coetzee (born 1977, Harrismith, South Africa), South African rugby union footballer Dirk Coetzee, co founder and… …   Wikipedia

  • COETZEE (J. M.) — COETZEE JOHN MICHAEL (1940 ) Né à Cape Town en 1940, John Michael Coetzee a pour ancêtres des colons hollandais venus s’installer en Afrique du Sud à la fin du XVIIe siècle (allusion y est faite dans Dusklands , paru en 1974). Ses études le… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Coetzee — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Basil „Manenberg“ Coetzee (1944–1998), südafrikanischer Jazzmusiker Gerrie Coetzee (* 1955), südafrikanischer Boxer Hannes Coetzee (* 1944), Gitarrist aus der Karoo Region in Südafrika J. M. Coetzee (*… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Coetzee —   [ku tseː], John M. (Marie), südafrikanischer Schriftsteller und Übersetzer, * Kapstadt 9. 2. 1940; Bure, Dozent für englische Sprache und Literatur in Kapstadt; schreibt in englischer Sprache politische Allegorien und Fabeln in teilweise… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Coetzee — Coetzee, John Maxwell …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Coetzee — (John) (né en 1940) romancier sud africain d expression anglaise; il donne une vision apocalyptique de l apartheid: En attendant les barbares (1980) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Coetzee — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Coetzee: John Maxwell Coetzee (* 1940, Cap en Afrique du Sud), un romancier sud africain Rudolf « Rudi » Coetzee (* 1981, Port Elizabeth, Afrique du Sud) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Coetzee, J.M. — ▪ South African author in full  John Maxwell Coetzee  born February 9, 1940, Cape Town, South Africa       South African novelist, critic, and translator noted for his novels about the effects of colonization. In 2003 he won the Nobel Prize for… …   Universalium

  • Coetzee — This is one of the earliest settlers surnames of South Africa, being recorded in the Cape of Good Hope in the 17th Century. Its modern origins are regarded as Dutch Flemish, but its true origins are Old French, and specifically Breton. It is a… …   Surnames reference

  • Coetzee — /ˈkɜtsɪə/ (say kertsear) noun J(ohn) M(ichael), born 1940, South African novelist, based in Australia; works include The Life and Times of Michael K (1983) and Disgrace (1999), which both won the Booker Prize; Nobel prize for literature 2003 …   Australian English dictionary

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