Feminist Readings of Antigone (SUNY series in Gender Theory)

New and vintage essays on Antigone and feminist philosophy.

Feminist Readings of Antigone collects the main fascinating and provocative feminist paintings at the determine of Antigone, specifically taking a look at how she will be able to determine into modern debates at the function of ladies in society. members specialize in lady subjectivity and sexuality, feminist ethics and politics, questions of race and gender, psychoanalytic conception, kinship, embodiment, and tensions among the non-public and the general public. This assortment seeks to discover and spark debate approximately why Antigone has turn into such a massive determine for feminist thinkers of our time, what we will research from her, no matter if a feminist politics turning to this historic heroine might be revolutionary or is certain to idealize the earlier, and why Antigone retains coming into the degree in occasions of political drawback and fight in all corners of the realm. Fanny Söderbäck has accrued vintage paintings during this box along newly written items via essentially the most very important voices in modern feminist philosophy. the amount comprises essays by means of Judith Butler, Adriana Cavarero, Tina Chanter, Luce Irigaray, and Julia Kristeva.

“These essays movement past the serious element to think about the efficient insights of Antigone for addressing modern political difficulties. really notable as a result of its timeliness is the solidarity of the continual subject matters of the political import of the relation of lifestyles to loss of life, in addition to of naked lifestyles to political existence, and the state’s have to have entry to the physique to ensure that the legislations to have force.” — philoSOPHIA

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