A Poetics of Being-Two: Irigaray's Ethics and Post-Symbolist Poetry

A Poetics of Being-Two: Irigaray's Ethics and Post-Symbolist Poetry

By: M. F. Simone Roberts (author)Hardback

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This book describes and explores the poetics implied in Irigaray's An Ethics of Sexual Difference and develops a hermeneutics of being-two through readings of three major post-symbolist poets. Irigaray scholars will be interested in the interpolation of her ethics as a critical poetics, while scholars in comparative literature will find sustained feminist engagement with Bonnefoy and Perse, as well as discussion of their influence on the American poet Jorie Graham.

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M. F. Simone Roberts is a poet and independent scholar of comparative poetics and feminist philosophy.


Chapter 1 Introduction. What? How? Chapter 2 Chapter One. Burn the Panopticon with/in Self, Poetry, Ethics Chapter 3 Chapter Two. Wonder and Douve's Paradoxical Incarnation Chapter 4 Chapter Three. A Sensible Transcendental Sea Chapter 5 Chapter Four. Others of/in Love Chapter 6 Post-script. Terror Is Only the Beginning of Beauty

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  • publication date: 14/10/2010
  • ISBN13: 9780739125083
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9780739125083
  • weight: 585
  • ISBN10: 0739125087

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