Colette

Colette

by Julia Kristeva
     
 

Psychoanalyst and literary theorist Kristeva (linguistics, U. of Paris VII) completes her trilogy Female Genius with an intellectual biography of French novelist Collette (1873-1954). She says Collette found a language to express the interplay between her sensations, desires, and anxieties and the infiniteness of the world; and that transcended her presence asSee more details below

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Psychoanalyst and literary theorist Kristeva (linguistics, U. of Paris VII) completes her trilogy Female Genius with an intellectual biography of French novelist Collette (1873-1954). She says Collette found a language to express the interplay between her sensations, desires, and anxieties and the infiniteness of the world; and that transcended her presence as a women of her century. Le Génie féminin, Collette was published in 2002 by Librairie Arthème Fayard. Todd is a prolific translator based in Portland, Oregon. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231128964
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
06/09/2004
Series:
European Perspectives: A Series in Social Thought and Cultural Criticism Series
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.24(h) x 1.36(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Why Colette? : she invented an alphabet1
Ch. 2Life or works?17
Ch. 3Writing : tendrils of the vine74
Ch. 4Who is Sido?123
Ch. 5Depression, perversion, sublimation155
Ch. 6The metamorphic body : plants, beasts, and monsters194
Ch. 7Men and women, pure and impure241
Ch. 8A little politics all the same322
Ch. 9Still writing, between Balzac and Proust358
Ch. 10Is there a feminine genius?403

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