Undutiful Daughters

New Directions in Feminist Thought and Practice

Undutiful Daughters

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  • Engelstalig
  • 243 pagina's
  • 9780230118317
  • augustus 2012
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This exciting collection offers a range of undutiful feminist voices of our time.

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This book offers radically new ideas circulating alongside neologisms: fluid bodies that live in aleatory and disruptive times, beyond and within the organism, in contact with the ecosystem and with life itself, while motherhood takes the place of advanced technologies and vice versa. Contributions are budding in creations that are at once aesthetic, philosophical, and political: dissidence, anarchism, humor, but also solidarity, vitality, and subversive resistance. The voices of these 'undutiful daughters' do not advocate a new system of values they do not belong to any cult of identity that would lock them up in some commonplace universe. The alternative that is proposed in their hymn to singularity and creativity is a 'multiverse' (to adopt a term from modern cosmology). A utopia? Our future. -Julia Kristeva, University of Paris 7 Denis Diderot, France A polyphony of singular feminist voices tuned on the 'third wave' critical rhythm, this book is relevant to both mapping the multiple threads of feminist theory and providing new conceptual sounds, in order to revitalize the unruly spirit that has been an essential feature of feminism. It succeeds in cracking the surface of a seemingly stagnating present and provides unforeseen political and speculative routes for feminisms-to-come. - Adriana Cavarero, University of Verona, Italy This wonderful collection challenges practices and tropes of loyalty, transmission and generational fidelity by suggesting the affirmative and generative, rather than reproductive, potentiality of feminist theorization. Arguing for unfaithfulness as a form of critical disobedience, the contributors articulate forms of feminist theory that are not beholden to the genuflection to foremothers but are rather always complex in its temporal affiliations and divergences with histories and identities. A must-read for those invested in the multiple futures of feminist theory. - Jasbir Puar, Rutgers, United States

Productspecificaties

Auteur Fanny Soderback, Soderback
Redactie Henriette Gunkel, Chrysanthi Nigianni, Fanny Soderback
Taal Engels
Afmetingen 18x222x142 mm
Gewicht 440,00 gram
Verschijningsdatum augustus 2012
ISBN10 0230118313
ISBN13 9780230118317

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Categorieën Sociale wetenschappen > Antropologie
  Taal & Letteren > Letterkunde
  Mens & Maatschappij
  Romans algemeen
  Sociale wetenschappen > Sociologie
Onderwerp Etnisch
Specialisme Literaire kritiek
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