White Ink: Interviews on Sex, Text and Politics

By Helene Cixous

Helene Cixous is greatly considered as one of many world's such a lot influential feminist writers and thinkers. "White Ink" brings jointly her so much revealing interviews, on hand in English for the 1st time. Spanning over 4 many years and together with a brand new interview with the editor Susan dealers, this assortment offers an excellent, operating statement at the topics on the middle of Cixous' writing.Here, Cixous discusses her books and her artistic procedure, her perspectives on and insights into literature, philosophy, theatre, politics, aesthetics, religion and ethics, human relatives and the nation of the area. As she responds to interviewers' questions, Cixous is caused to mirror on her roles and actions as poet, playwright, feminist theorist, professor of literature, thinker, lady, Jew. every one interview is a striking functionality, an occasion in language and suggestion the place Cixous' celebrated highbrow and poetic strength might be witnessed 'in action'. The accessibility of the interview layout offers a very good starting-point for readers new to Cixous, whereas these already conversant in her paintings will locate unforeseen insights and clean elucidations of her inspiration.

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Five. Cixous could be evoking Deleuze’s idea of “lines of flight” the following. See Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, one thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia (Minneapolis, MN: collage of Minnesota Press, 1987), 3–25. 6. In French “le ‘sale’ du propre”. The noun “propre” implies exclusivity and particularity (“être le propre de” which means “to be abnormal or certain to”), recalling the exclusivity of the “mundus”. but the adjective “propre” (clean) can be recalled right here against “sale” (dirty). 182 978844651368_5_end2. qxd 23/07/2008 15:55 web page 183 Bibliography of the works of Hélène Cixous Books and performs in French 1967 Le Prénom de Dieu (Paris: Grasset). 1969 Dedans (Paris: Grasset) [repr. Paris: Éditions des femmes, 1986]. —— L’Exil de James Joyce ou l’art du remplacement (Paris: guides de los angeles Faculté des lettres et sciences de Paris-Sorbonne) [repr. Paris: Grasset, 1985]. 1970 Les Commencements (Paris: Grasset) [repr. Paris: Éditions des femmes, 1999]. —— Le Troisième Corps (Paris: Grasset) [repr. Paris: Éditions des femmes, 1999]. 1971 Un Vrai Jardin (Paris: L’Herne) [repr. Paris: Éditions des femmes, 1998]. 1972 Neutre (Paris: Grasset) [repr. Paris: Éditions des femmes, 1998]. —— los angeles Pupille, Cahiers Renaud-Barrault, seventy eight (Paris: Gallimard). 1973 Tombe (Paris: Seuil). —— Portrait du soleil (Paris: Denoël) [repr. Paris: Éditions des femmes, 1999]. 1974 Prénoms de personne (Paris: Seuil). 1975 and Catherine Clément, los angeles Jeune Née (Paris: Union Générale d’Éditions, assortment 10/18). —— Un ok. incompréhensible: Pierre Goldman (Paris: Bourgois). —— Révolutions pour plus d’un Faust (Paris: Seuil). —— Souffles (Paris: Éditions des femmes) [repr. 1998]. 1976 l. a. (Paris: Gallimard) [repr. Paris: Éditions des femmes, 1979]. —— Partie (Paris: Éditions des femmes). —— Portrait de Dora (Paris: Éditions des femmes) [repr. in Hélène Cixous: Théâtre (1986) ]. 1977 Angst (Paris: Éditions des femmes) [repr. 1998]. —— with Madeleine Gagnon and Annie Leclerc, los angeles Venue à l’écriture (Paris: Union Générale d’Éditions, assortment 10/18) [Title essay repr. in Entre l’écriture (1986) ]. 1978 Le Nom d’Oedipe: Chant du corps interdit (Paris: Éditions des femmes). —— Préparatifs de noces au-delà de l’abîme (Paris: Éditions des femmes).

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