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Julia Kristeva and Feminist Thought

Birgit Schippers


Julia Kristeva's writings on the female subject and on feminist politics continue to trouble many of her readers; as yet, there exists no unified response to her ideas in contemporary feminism. Julia Kristeva and Feminist Thought offers a novel and engaging appraisal of Kristeva's recent work that recuperates her significance for a feminist project. Drawing on her recent texts on revolt, female genius and freedom, the book provides a detailed assessment of the diverse feminist responses to Kristeva's key ideas, and it demonstrates how feminism's troubled relations with Kristeva can only be und ... More

Keywords: Kristeva, feminist thought, feminist ethics, female genius, revolt, freedom, singularity, heterogeneity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780748640898
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640898.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Birgit Schippers, author