- Title Pages
- Series Editor's Preface
- Introduction: Cixousian Gambols
Chapter 1Fiction and Its Phantoms: A Reading of Freud's Das Unheimliche (The ‘Uncanny’)
Chapter 2The Character of ‘Character’
Chapter 3Missexuality: Where Come I Play? 1
Chapter 4The Pleasure Reinciple or Paradox Lost
Chapter 5Reaching the Point of Wheat, or A Portrait of the Artist as a Maturing Woman
Chapter 6Letter to Zohra Drif
Chapter 7The Names of Oran
Chapter 8The Book as One of Its Own Characters
Chapter 9How Not to Speak of Algeria
Chapter 10The Oklahoma Nature Theater Is Recruiting
Chapter 11The Book I Don't Write
Chapter 12The Unforeseeable
Chapter 13Passion Michel Foucault
Chapter 14Promised Cities
Chapter 15Volleys of Humanity
- (p.247) Chapter 14 Promised Cities
- Volleys of Humanity
- Edinburgh University Press
This chapter discusses the different cities that have been included in Cixous' work, such as Manhattan, Oran, and Osnabrück. It notes that these cities have their own mythical doubles. The chapter also examines the idea that literature exists for the destruction of a city.
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