Fighting Theory has 18 ratings and 1 review. International interest in the work of Avital Ronell has expressed itself in reviews, articles, essays, and d. For Fighting Theory, psychoanalyst and philosopher Anne Dufourmantelle conducted self-reflection of the worlds and walls against which Avital Ronell crashed. Fighting theory: Avital Ronell in conversation with Anne Dufourmantelle. Responsibility: translated by Catherine Porter. Uniform Title: American philo. English.
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Jennpower marked it as to-read Dec 10, Fighting Theory may thus mean not only a theory that battles for its place in the sun but also a fight, however unintended, against theort certain version of theory itself. For Fighting Theory, psychoanalyst and philosopher Anne Dufourmantelle conducted twelve interviews with Ronell, each focused on a key topic in one of Ronell’s books or on a set of issues that run throughout her work.
Fighting Theory by Avital Ronell
Originally an attempt to introduce the work of an American author to a French audience, it is now supposed to carry out an equivalent task back home. Laura marked it as to-read Jan 08, Performativity, to be sure, is not itself a simple category, caught as it is in the coils of ironic distancing theorj and yet mimetic duplication of straightforward argumentation.
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What do philosophy and literary studies have to learn from each other? She received her Ph. She gained a B.
In other words, it is the art of the non sequitur, which deliberately tries to thwart coherent meaning and detranscendentalize the subject. The result reads fighhting a brisk series of essays, with thoughtful punctuations Dufourmantelle’s queries providing a skeleton throughout.
How does Ronell place her work within gender studies? What do philosophy and literary studies have to learn from each other?
What is most compelling is to see such a strong thinker reflecting on her own thinking in the midst of the other. The wonderful cover — with its inverted capoeira fight-dancers forming a avittal in the negative space the one seemingly seeking sustenance from the other — gives a surprisingly good indication of what you’ll find in its pages. SearchWorks Catalog Stanford Libraries. How important are courage and revolt?
That is, it flits from channel to channel, rarely pausing to finish a thought or defend a position before another one lurches into view.
Howard Palmer marked it as to-read Jul 21, No episode is too humiliating to relate, no impulse too embarrassing to confess. Of Hospitality Cultural Memory in the Present.
In so doing, would we risk becoming hapless victims of the weapon of oldfartization that AR so skillfully wields in her permanent war against the academic police, revealing ourselves to be paralyzed by male performance anxiety?
Soren Theeory Malefactor marked it as to-read Apr 16, What do philosophy and literary studies have to learn from each other? University of Illinois Press.
Intense and often ironic, Fighting Theory is a poignant self-reflection of the worlds and walls against which Avital Ronell crashed. What do philosophy and literary studies have to learn from each other? My library Help Advanced Book Search. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.
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