Disgrace of Stereotypical Ambivalence: A Postcolonial Perspective on J. M. Coetzee’s Disgrace
The study is an attempt to clarify the thematic misgivings J. M. Coetzee’s Booker Prize winning novel Disgrace has aroused by having a detailed discussion on the protagonist David Lurie, his stereotypical ambivalence and his disgrace, so as to reveal that under Coetzee’s lucid and evasive language, he intends to disclose the secret of disgrace for the whites in the new South Africa after the collapse of the apartheid system.
Key words: David Lurie; Disgrace; Stereotypical ambivalence
Ashcroft Bill, Gareth Griffiths, & Helen Tiffin (1989). The Empire Writes Back: Theory and Practice in Post-Colonial Literatures (2nd ed.). London: Routledge.
Attridge, Derek (2000). Age of Bronze, State of Grace: Music and Dogs in Coetzee’s Disgrace. Novel, 34(1), 98-123.
Barnard, Rita (2003). J. M. Coetzee’s Disgrace and the South Africa Pastoral. Contemporary Literature, 14(2), 199-224.
Barney, Richard A. (2004). Between Swift and Kafka: Animals and the Politics of Coetzee’s Elusive Fiction. World Literature Today, January-April, 17-23.
Bhabha, Homi K. (1994). The Location of Culture. London: Routledge.
Childs, Peter, & Williams, R. J. Patrick (1997). An Introduction to Post-Colonial Theory. London: Prentice Hall.
Coetzee, J. M. (1999). Disgrace. London: Secker and Warburg.
Gitzen, Julian (1993). The Voice of History in the Novels of J. M. Coetzee. Critique, 35(1), 3-15.
Mallaby, Sebastian (1992). After Apartheid: The Future of South Africa. New York: Random House.
Morphet, Tony (2004). Reading Coetzee in South Africa. World Literature Today, January-April, 14-6.
Sarvan, Charles (2004). Disgrace: A Path to Grace? World Literature Today, January-April, 26-9.
Theissen, Gunnar (1996). Between Acknowledgements and Ignorance: How White South Africans Have Dealt with the Apartheid Past. Johannesburg: Center for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation. Retrieved from http://www.wits.ac.za/csvr
- There are currently no refbacks.
If you have already registered in Journal A and plan to submit article(s) to Journal B, please click the CATEGORIES, or JOURNALS A-Z on the right side of the "HOME".
We only use three mailboxes as follows to deal with issues about paper acceptance, payment and submission of electronic versions of our journals to databases: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
Copyright © 2010 Canadian Academy of Oriental and Occidental Culture
Address: 730, 77e AV, Laval, Quebec, H7V 4A8, Canada
Telephone: 1-514-558 6138
E-mail: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com