According to Olive Schreiner, the South African author who was born today in history, March 24, 1855:
“Experience teaches us in a millennium what passion teaches us in an hour.”
The Story of an African Farm
Simon Stanford interviews Nadine Gordimer, the South African author and political activist who was born today in history, 20 November, 1923:
Interview with the 1991 Nobel Laureate in Literature, Nadine Gordimer, by freelance journalist Simon Stanford, 26 April 2005. Nadine Gordimer talks about her childhood in South Africa; how she became aware of the racism around her (7:01); her first novel and the development of her writing (13:02); changes in South African society (20:10); the anthology ‘Telling Tales’ (25:50); and receiving the Nobel Prize (30:32).
Credits: Simon Stanford (production)