This study guide will help you analyze the short story “Amnesty” by Nadine Gordimer. You can also find a summary of the text, as well as inspiration for interpreting it and putting it into perspective.
Presentation of the text
Title: “Amnesty” (1991)
Author: Nadine Gordimer
Genre: Short story
Nadine Gordimer (1923-2014) was a South African writer who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1991. Gordimer’s novels and stories usually deal with racial issues, especially during the context of apartheid in South Africa. The short story “Amnesty” was published in 1991 in The New Yorker and was later included in the collection Jump and Other Stories.
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