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Julia Kristeva and Feminist Thought

Birgit Schippers

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This book appraises the relationship between contemporary feminism and Julia Kristeva, a major figure in Continental thought. It addresses the conflicting range of feminist responses to Kristeva's key ideas and Kristeva's equally conflicting as well as ambiguous position vis-à-vis feminism.

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Contents

Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Introduction
1. Kristeva and Feminism: A Critical Encounter
2. Crisis, Revolt, Intimacy
3. Corporeal Ethics: Between Violence and Forgiveness
4. The Singularity of Genius
5. Towards a Philosophy of Freedom?
Bibliography
Index.

About the Author

Birgit Schippers is Senior Lecturer in Politics at St Mary's University College Belfast. Her areas of interest include feminist theory, citizenship and democratic theory, and identity politics.