Gender after Lyotard

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Examines Lyotard’s writings in light of contemporary feminist theory.
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Examines Lyotard’s writings in light of contemporary feminist theory.
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“Ranging from politics to epistemology, from the theories of embodiment and aesthetics to colonialism, Gender after Lyotard stages a much-needed feminist engagement with diverse aspects of Lyotard’s work. I am especially impressed by the comprehensive scope of this well-thought-out volume: it makes an important contribution to feminist theory and Lyotard studies alike.” — Ewa PÂonowska Ziarek, author of An Ethics of Dissensus: Postmodernity, Feminism, and the Politics of Radical Democracy

“Marked by sensitivity to what Lyotard was about, this collection is the first to address Lyotard and gender.” — Dawne McCance, author of Medusa’s Ear: University Foundings from Kant to Chora L

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791469552
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 1/4/2007
  • Series: SUNY series in Gender Theory Series
  • Pages: 248
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Margret Grebowicz is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Goucher College and the coeditor (with Valerie Kinloch) of Still Seeking an Attitude: Critical Reflections on the Work of June Jordan.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: After Lyotard
Margret Grebowicz

I. The Human

2. On Promising and Destructive Monsters: Reading Lyotard’s “She”
Margret Grebowicz and Emily Zakin

3. I Ain’t Got No Body: Lyotard and Le Genre of Posthumanism
Neil Badmington

II. The Body

4. Incisive Bodies: Lolo, Lyotard, and the Exorbitant Law of Listening to the Inaudible
Nikki Sullivan

5. Lyotard’s Writing the Body: A Feminist Approach?
Charmaine Coyle

III. The Eye-Mind

6. Scenes From a Marriage: Lyotard, Pinter, and the Theater of Gender
Kellie Bean

7. Lyotard, Chadwick, and the Logic of Dissimulation
Rachel Jones

IV. The Psyche

8. Lyotard and Eurydice: The Anamnesis of the Feminine
Dorota Glowacka

9. “The Film-Work Does Not Think”: Refiguring Fantasy for Feminist Film Theory
Theresa Geller

V. The Sublime

10. “Nourished . . . on the Irremediable Differend of Gender”: Lyotard’s Sublime
Joanna Zylinska

11. Differend, Sexual Difference, and the Sublime: Lyotard, Irigaray, Duras
Andrew Slade

VI. Dissensus and Division

12. Feminist Science Studies after Lyotard: Dissensus, Knowledge, and Responsibility
Margret Grebowicz

13. Lyotard, the Colonial Condition, and Gender
Rada Ivekovic

Afterword On Mobled Power
James Williams

Selected Bibliography
About the Contributors

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