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Reading Kristeva : Unraveling the Double-bind - Kelly Oliver

Reading Kristeva

Unraveling the Double-bind

Paperback Published: 22nd February 1993
ISBN: 9780253207616
Number Of Pages: 218

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..". both an excellent introduction and a thoroughgoing analysis of Kristeva's writing." -- Signs

"The book is a brilliant combination of a recuperative and a critical reading of Kristeva's work." -- Changes: An International Journal of Psychology & Psychotherapy

..". a thorough, detailed, and critical analysis of the writings of Julia Kristeva." -- Elizabeth Grosz

..". the most involved and engaging study of Julia Kristeva's work to date..." -- The Year's Work in Critical and Cultural Theory

This first full-scale feminist interpretation of Kristeva's work situates her within the context of French feminism. Oliver guides her readers through Kristeva's intellectual formation in linguistics, Freud, Lacan, and poetics. This comprehensive introduction to Kristeva makes accessible her important contributions to philosophy, linguistics, and psychoanalytic feminism.

Acknowledgmentsp. vi
Introduction Oscillation Strategiesp. 1
The Prodigal Childp. 18
The Abject Motherp. 48
The Imaginary Fatherp. 69
Revolutionary Language Rendered Speechlessp. 91
Revolutionary Analysisp. 114
Politics in the Age of Propagandap. 145
Importing """"The French Feminists"""" and Their Desiresp. 163
Conclusion: Outlaw Ethicsp. 181
Notesp. 190
Referencesp. 200
Indexp. 215
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ISBN: 9780253207616
ISBN-10: 0253207614
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 218
Published: 22nd February 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.42 x 15.67  x 1.63
Weight (kg): 0.36

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