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Texts of Terror: Literary-Feminist Readings of Biblical Narratives. Chapter 3: An Unnamed Woman, The Extravagance of Violence Author: Phylis Trible Subject: Judges Keywords: c TH Created Date: 9/29/ PMFile Size: KB. I n May , a year-old South Korean woman was murdered in a public toilet near Gangnam station in Seoul. Her attacker claimed in court that “he had been ignored by women a Author: Miriam Balanescu. Belonging to the sacred scriptures of synagogue and church, these narratives yield four portraits of suffering in ancient Israel: Hagar, the slave used, abuse, and rejected; Tamar, the princess raped and discarded; an unnamed woman, the concubine raped, murdered, and dismembered; and the daughter of Jephthah, a virgin slain and sacrificed. “A classic, for a reason” – Celeste Ng via Twitter In her award-winning book The Woman Warrior, Maxine Hong Kingston created an entirely new form—an exhilarating blend of autobiography and mythology, of world and self, of hot rage and cool published in , it has become a classic in its innovative portrayal of multiple and intersecting identities—immigrant, female Ratings:
The UN Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women () states, "violence against women is a manifestation of historically unequal power relations between men and women, which have led to domination over and discrimination against women by men and to the prevention of the full advancement of women, and that violence against women. An unnamed woman in the book of Judges is gang raped, murdered, and dismembered. This event leads to the capture and rape of more women. The daughter of Jephthah is sacrificed because of her father's ill-taken vow, and then her father blames her for his violence against her. Secret history: the woman who ruled 19th-century China Open this photo in gallery: Author Jung Chang’s celebrated memoir, Wild Swans, . Whether at home, on the streets or during war, violence against women and girls is a human rights violation of pandemic proportions that takes place in public and private spaces. Explore how violence against women and girls manifests itself in physical, sexual and psychological forms.
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