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Marine Lover of Friedrich Nietzsche : European Perspectives S - Luce Irigaray

Marine Lover of Friedrich Nietzsche

European Perspectives S

By: Luce Irigaray, Gillian Gill (Translator)

Paperback Published: 1st April 1991
ISBN: 9780231070836
Number Of Pages: 176
For Ages: 22+ years old

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Published in France in 1980, Marine Lover is the first in a trilogy in which Luce Irigaray links the interrogation of the feminine in post-Hegelian philosophy with a pre-Socratic investigation of the elements. Irigaray undertakes to interrogate Nietzche, the grandfather of poststructuralist philosophy, from the point of view of water.

According to Irigaray, water is the element Nietzsche fears most. She uses this element in her narrative because for her there is a complex relationship between the feminine and the fluid. Irigaray's method is to engage in an amorous dialogue with the male philosopher. In this dialogue, she ruptures conventional discourse and writes in a lyrical style that defies distinction between theory, fiction, and philosophy.

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A major new phase in Irigarays continuing archaeology of the feminine in Western civilization. . . ."Marine Lover" constitutes her most powerful and sustained achievement since "Speculum."

ISBN: 9780231070836
ISBN-10: 0231070837
Series: European Perspectives S
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 1st April 1991
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.4  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.33