Claassens 2013 Violence

Title Information

Author: L. Juliana Claassens

Title: A True Disgrace?

Subtitle: The Representation of Violence against Women in the Book of Lamentations and in J.M. Coetzee's Novel Disgrace

In: Fragile Dignity: Intercontextual Conversations on Scriptures, Family, and Violence

Edited by: L. Juliana Claassens and Klaas Spronk

Place: Atlanta, GA

Publisher: Society of Biblical Literature

Year: 2013

Pages: 73-90

Series: Semeia Studies 72

ISBN-13: 9781589838970 (hardcover) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat | ISBN-13: 9781589838956 (paper) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat | ISBN-13: 9781589838963 (electronic) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

Language: English

Keywords: 20th Century | South African History | Representations: Bible, Literature / J.M. Coetzee

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Author: Julie Claassens, Faculty of Theology, University of Stellenbosch


  Introduction (p. 73)
  The Rape of Woman Zion (p. 74)
  Writing Violence on the Bodies of Women in Disgrace (p. 78)
  Evoking a Response (p. 83)
  Resisting Dehumanization? (p. 86)
  References (p. 89)

Wikipedia: Book of Lamentations, J.M. Coetzee, Disgrace (novel)

Added: November 30, 2013 | Last updated: May 10, 2014