This study guide will help you analyze the short story “Once Upon a Time” by Nadine Gordimer. You can also find a summary of the text, as well as inspiration for interpreting it.
Presentation of the text
Title: “Once Upon a Time” (1989)
Author: Nadine Gordimer
Genre: Short story
Nadine Gordimer (1923-2014) was a South African writer of short stories and novels. In 1991, she received the Nobel Prize in literature for the impact of her literary works. The majority of Gordimer’s literary works deal with social issues related to apartheid in South Africa.
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