Destroy, discipline, defeat: Toward another queer reading of Lamentations

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Abstract

This article lays out a framework for another queer reading of the book of Lamentations -- flirting with issues of destruction, discipline and the unwillingness to accept defeat -- and in the process imagine how to do queer reading differently. I engage with the pleasurable and crass sides of 'the sexual' in the text as well as in the encounter of text with reader.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)23-29
Number of pages7
JournalGurukul Journal of Theological Studies
Volume23
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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