Date of Award

Summer 8-13-2021

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Jeremy Glick

Second Advisor

Alan Vardy

Academic Program Adviser

Janet Neary


Through Lucy’s rejection of the criminal justice system, Coetzee's Disgrace operates as an allegory for the failure of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission to provide individual justice and reparations to victims of Apartheid.



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