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Helene Cixous and Eric Prenowitz

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780748639038

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639038.001.0001

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Promised Cities

Promised Cities

(p.247) Chapter 14 Promised Cities
Volleys of Humanity

Hélène Cixous

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.

Keywords:   cities, mythical doubles, literature, Manhattan, Oran, Osnabrück

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