Luce Irigaray

Standard Name: Irigaray, Luce
LI is a French feminist theorist who is by profession a psychoanalyst and a philosopher. Her writing is considered among the most dense and difficult produced by French feminism, as her language is often deconstructive and her arguments demonstrate her expertise in several scholarly and scientific fields.


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Intertextuality and Influence Christine Brooke-Rose
This was her last novel published by Raleigh Trevelyan of Michael Joseph —who was, she believed, fired with a golden handshake for accepting it.
Brooke-Rose, Christine. Invisible Author: Last Essays. Ohio State University Press, 2002.
Her choice of title was over-ruled because her publisher mistakenly...
Reception Michèle Roberts
MR says that her father was the muse for this novel.
Newman, Jenny. “Michèle Roberts”. Contemporary British and Irish Fiction, edited by Sharon Monteith, Jenny Newman, and Pat Wheeler, Arnold, 2004, pp. 119 - 34.
Critic Susan Sellers finds an illuminating frame for the work in Luce Irigaray 's essay Divine Women, which discusses woman's unmet need...


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