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Elemental Passions

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Elemental Passions

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Elemental Passions by Luce Irigaray
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The importance of Irigaray's work lies n the fact that feminist and philosophical discourses are brought together in a feminist appropriation of Spinoza. The author draws on both philosophy and psychoanalysis in a rejection of traditional literary modes and thus frees literature from male dominance. "Elemental Passions" was first published in France in 1982. It explores the man/woman relationship in a series of lyrical meditations on the senses and the four elements. Its form resembles a series of love-letters, in which, however, the identity and reality of the addresses are deliberately obscured in order to escape from conventional, male-imposed conceptual patterns.

Author Biography

Luce Irigaray is Director of Research in Philosophy at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris. A doctor of philosophy, Luce Irigaray is also trained in linguistics, philology, psychology and psychoanalysis. Now acknowledged as a key influential thinker of our times, her work focuses on the culture of two subjects, masculine and feminine - particularly through the liberation of a feminine subjectivity - something she explores in a range of literary forms, from the philosophical to the scientific, the political and the poetic.
Release date NZ
December 1st, 2000
Author
Contributors
Translated by Joanne Collie Translated by Judith Still
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Pages
112
Dimensions
216x140x6
ISBN-13
9780485120790
Product ID
1670267

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