Incluye referencias bibliográficas e índice. CONTENIDO: Introduction : Julia Kristeva's outlaw ethics, Kelly Oliver. Opaque texts and transparent contexts : the political difference of Julia Kristeva (abridged version), Alice Jardine. Kristeva's Delphic proposal : "practice encompasses the ethical", Jean Graybeal, Julia Kristeva. take two, Jacqueline Rose. Kristeva and Levinas : mourning, ethics, and the feminine, Ewa Ziarek. Identification with the divided mother : Kristeva's ambivalence, Allison Weir. Renaissance paintings and psychoanalysis : Julia Kristeva and the function of the mother, Mary Bittner Wiseman. Abject strangers : toward an ethics of respect, Noëlle McAfee. National abjects : Julia Kristeva on the process of self-identification, Norma Claire Moruzzi. Des Chinoises : orientalism, psychoanalysis, and feminine writing, Lisa Lowe. The body politics of Julia Kristeva, Judith Butler. Kristeva's politics of change : tracking essentialism with the help of a sex/gender map, Tina Chanter. Toward a feminist postmodern Poléthique : Kristeva on ethics and politics, Marilyn Edelstein.
Trans-positions of difference : Kristeva and post-structuralism / Tilottama Rajan --
Transgressions in theory : genius and the subject of La Révolution du langage poétique / Suzanne Guerlac.
Ethics, Politics and Difference in Julia Kristeva's Writing" aims to be a valuable intervention in Kristevan scholarship, and a significant contribution in its own right to post-structuralist considerations of ethical and political agency and practice. The essays in this collection examine Kristeva's contributions to the project of creating an alternative ethical political agency. Post-structuralist critiques have transformed the ways in which we think about the subject, but they have failed to provide any satisfactory alternative when we think of ethical or political agency. Without such an alternative, theoretical accounts of emancipatory practices appear to be in jeopardy. Contributors to this collection explore Julia Kristeva's work and assess how helpful her theories can be in attempting to construct a post-structuralist ethics