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Strangers to ourselves

Author: Julia Kristeva; Leon S Roudiez
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 1991.
Series: European perspectives.
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Kristeva begins with the personal and moves outward by examining world literature and philosophy. She discusses the foreigner in Greek tragedy, in the Bible, and in the literature of the Middle Ages,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Kristeva; Leon S Roudiez
ISBN: 0231071566 9780231071567 0231071574 9780231071574
OCLC Number: 443717687
Notes: Prevod dela: Etrangers à nous-mêmes.
Description: IX, 230 str. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1 Toccata and Fugue for the Foreigner2 The Greeks Among Barbarians, Suppliants, and Metics3 The Chosen People and the Choice of Foreignness4 Paul and Augustine: The Therapeutics of Exile and Pilgrimage5 By What Right are Are You a Foreigner?6 The Renaissance, "So Shapeless and Diverse in Composition"7 On Foreigners and the Enlightenment8 Might Not Universality Be...Our Own Foreignness?9 In Practice...Index
Series Title: European perspectives.
Other Titles: Etrangers à nous-mêmes
Responsibility: Julia Kristeva ; translated by Leon S. Roudiez.

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Kristeva suggests that the antidote to xenophobia, racism and other weapons against outsiders is to recognize that "the foreigner is within us." [The book] demonstrates her amazing command of Read more...

 
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