Talking Back to Feminist Postmodernism

Bonnie Mann

in Women's Liberation and the Sublime

Published in print October 2006 | ISBN: 9780195187458
Published online September 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780199786565 | DOI:

Series: Studies in Feminist Philosophy

  Talking Back to Feminist Postmodernism

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This chapter focuses on a feminist account of the body that returns it to its flesh and blood, while taking into account the theoretical developments that turned the body into a text. Topics discussed include history notes on feminism and the body, Judith Butler's work and the textualization of the body, Butler on Merleau-Ponty, and Merleau-Ponty on the body and place.

Keywords: feminism; body; discursive bodies; Judith Butler; Merleau-Ponty

Chapter.  9038 words. 

Subjects: Feminist Philosophy

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