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Tim Mehigan

Tim Mehigan

Tim Mehigan is the editor of A Companion to the Works of J.M. Coetzee (Camden House, 2011) and The Intellectual Landscape in the Works of J.M. Coetzee (Camden House, 2018). He researches on German and European literature and thought and is Deputy Director of the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Queensland.

Tim Mehigan reviews ‘The Bloomsbury Handbook to J.M. Coetzee’ edited by Andrew van der Vlies and Lucie Valerie Graham

March 2024, no. 462 22 February 2024
In 2015, the Nobel Prize-winning author J.M. Coetzee released a volume of reflections on ‘truth, fiction and psychotherapy’ under the title The Good Story. The volume, co-written with Arabella Kurtz, a psychotherapist, preserves the distinctiveness of the viewpoints of the two interlocutors throughout. As we read these exchanges between the writer and the psychotherapist, we are in the realm n ... (read more)

Tim Mehigan reviews 'Beyond the Ancient Quarrel: Literature, philosophy and J.M. Coetzee' edited by Patrick Hayes and Jan Wilm

April 2019, no. 410 25 March 2019
Beyond the Ancient Quarrel: Literature, philosophy and J.M. Coetzee is a new collection of essays on J.M. Coetzee, perhaps the most important author of imaginative literature in the world today. Unifying the diverse strands of argument animating this thoughtful volume, the book’s editors, noted Coetzee scholars Patrick Hayes and Jan Wilm, link the aims of the collection to the ‘ancient quarrel ... (read more)