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Book review: In the beginning, she was

O'Branski, Megan (2013) Book review: In the beginning, she was. LSE Review of Books (01 Jul 2013). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

"In the Beginning, She Was." Luce Irigaray. Bloomsbury. October 2012. --- In this recent book, Luce Irigaray questions the work of the Pre-Socratics at the root of our culture. Reminding us of the story of Ulysses and Antigone, she demonstrates how, from the beginning, Western tradition represents an exile for humanity. In the Beginning, She Was reworks themes that are central to Irigaray’s thought: the limits of Western logic, the sexuation of discourse, the existence of two different subjects, and the necessity of art as mediation towards another culture. Reviewed by Megan O’Branski.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0080 Criticism
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2013 12:05
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2013 12:05
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/54139

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