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The becoming of the body : contemporary women's writing in French

Author: Amaleena Damlé
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2014]
Series: Crosscurrents (Edinburgh University Press)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Following a long tradition of objectification, 20th-century French feminism often sought to liberate the female body from the confines of patriarchal logos and to inscribe its rhythms in writing. Amaleena Damlé addresses questions of bodies, boundaries and philosophical discourses by exploring the intersections between a range of contemporary philosophers and authors on the subject of contemporary female  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Damlé, Amaleena.
Becoming of the body.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2014]
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amaleena Damlé
ISBN: 9781474400923 1474400922 9780748668229 0748668225
OCLC Number: 900019267
Description: 1 online resource (x, 214 pages .).
Contents: Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Series Editor's Preface; Introduction: Contemporary Women's Writing in French; 1. The Orchid, the Wasp and the€Text: Encountering Bodily Becoming through Deleuze and Feminism; 2. Making a Body without Organs: Amélie Nothomb's An-Organic Flux of Immanence; 3. Becoming Otherwise: The Transformative Encounter in Ananda Devi's Writing; 4. The Flux and Folds of Consciousness: Marie Darrieussecq's Literature of Simulation and Dispersal; 5. Nomadic Vitalities: Becoming Beyond Boundaries in€Nina Bouraoui's Writing; Concluding Thoughts; Works Cited.
Series Title: Crosscurrents (Edinburgh University Press)
Responsibility: Amaleena Damlé.

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Following a long tradition of objectification, 20th-century French feminism often sought to liberate the female body from the confines of patriarchal logos and to inscribe its rhythms in writing. Amaleena Damlé addresses questions of bodies, boundaries and philosophical discourses by exploring the intersections between a range of contemporary philosophers and authors on the subject of contemporary female corporeality and transformation.

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