Rights of conquest, rights of desire: Panashe Chigumadzi considers the black female body through a return to JM Coetzee’s Disgrace

Panashe Chigumadzi‘Disgrace’ is one of the most important books by the Nobel Prize winner J.M. Coetzee from South Africa, but who now resides in Australia. In this article the Zimbabwean writer Panashe Chigumadzi has a close look at this book in the context of the appraisal or the denunciation of the black female body. 

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