Contesting the Oedipal Legacy

ab 24,90 

Stevie Meriel Schmiedel

Deleuzean vs Psychoanalytic Feminist Critical Theory

ISBN 978-3-8258-7326-9
Band-Nr. 12
Jahr 2004
Seiten 280
Bindung broschiert
Reihe Geschlecht – Kultur – Gesellschaft.

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Psychoanalytic feminism is stuck in the `feminist dilemma‘:
it seems to constantly reiterate the constitutive binarism
of the gender war. This book suggests we turn to a Deleuzean
feminism and methodology in order to be able to describe the
sexes beyond the binary. Deleuze’s becoming-woman is based
on an ontology of desire which refutes the Lacanian `tyranny
of the past‘ that dictates a constitutive lack at the base
of the subject which has its origin in the (m)other. Through
Deleuzean readings of cultural texts its potential to
describe new gender identities, or non-identities, will be