Literary Precedents for Disgrace

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Coetzee is among the most prominent South African writers in recent decades.

For a look at the other side of apartheid, Mark Mathabane's The Kaffir Boy tells his story of growing up as a black boy in South Africa during apartheid. This work provides another source to look at in terms of stories about South Africa and provides counterpoint to Lurie's position towards Petrus and his customs.

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