Helene Cixous: Authorship, Autobiography and Love (Key by Susan Sellers

By Susan Sellers

This booklet is a transparent and obtainable creation to the writings of Helene Cixous, novelist, dramatist and critic, whose paintings has had an incredible influence on feminist idea and perform.

Susan dealers, an important pupil on Cixous, offers a lucid account of Cixous's theoretical place, and specifically her exact conception of an 'écriture féminine'. She discusses the improvement of Cixous's literary oeuvre within the context of this thought, and analyses a variety of the works intimately to demonstrate different levels in Cixous's writing career.

Focusing at the key novels and performs, dealers explores more than a few concerns and topics vital to her paintings; the correlation among the demise of Cixous's personal father and her 'coming-into-being' as a author; the mental means of separation and individuation and the construction of a feminine authorial self; the invention of the opposite and the dramatization of affection; the delineation/depiction of an alternate kind of courting among self and different which might have a importance in a much wider sphere than that of the basically personal.

This much-needed publication may be welcomed through scholars in literature and literary thought, feminism and women's reviews, English and French reviews and philosophy.

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