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Disgrâce : roman

Author: J M Coetzee; Catherine Lauga Du Plessis
Publisher: Paris : Editions du Seuil, [2011]
Series: Points, P1035
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : FrenchView all editions and formats
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David Lurie is a South African professor of English who loses everything: his reputation, his job, his peace of mind, his good looks, his dreams of artistic success, and finally even his ability to protect his own daughter. He is twice-divorced and dissatisfied with his job as a 'communications' lecturer, teaching one class in romantic literature at a technical university in Cape Town in post-apartheid South Africa.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J M Coetzee; Catherine Lauga Du Plessis
ISBN: 275782578X 9782757825785
OCLC Number: 818673087
Notes: Translation of: Disgrace.
Description: 272 p. ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Points, P1035
Other Titles: Disgrace.
Responsibility: J.M. Coetzee ; traduit de l'anglais (Afrique du Sud) par Catherine Lauga du Plessis.

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David Lurie is a South African professor of English who loses everything: his reputation, his job, his peace of mind, his good looks, his dreams of artistic success, and finally even his ability to protect his own daughter. He is twice-divorced and dissatisfied with his job as a 'communications' lecturer, teaching one class in romantic literature at a technical university in Cape Town in post-apartheid South Africa. His "disgrace" comes when he almost forcibly seduces one of his more vulnerable students which is thereafter revealed to the school and a committee is convened to pass judgement on his actions.

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