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Antigone's Claim by Judith Butler
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Apr 07, 12

bookshelves: ancient-cultures, art-aesthetics, classics, interfaith-dialog, gay-semiotics, sociology
Read in March, 2012

The important idea that resonated for me was that all of us need to awakened for our somnambulism by the power of tragedy. Who knew you could competently derive incest tabbu as a driver of hetereosexism and homophobia from Sophocles' 'Antigone'! Excellent, Judith.
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