By Fanny Söderbäck
A part of SUNY sequence 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 determine into modern debates at the position of ladies in society. members specialise 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 develop into such an immense determine for feminist thinkers of our time, what we will study from her, even if a feminist politics turning to this old heroine should be innovative or is sure to idealize the prior, and why Antigone retains coming into the degree in occasions of political main issue and fight in all corners of the area. Fanny Söderbäck has collected vintage paintings during this box along newly written items through probably the most very important voices in modern feminist philosophy. the amount comprises essays by way of Judith Butler, Adriana Cavarero, Tina Chanter, Luce Irigaray, and Julia Kristeva.
“These essays flow past the severe element to contemplate the effective insights of Antigone for addressing modern political difficulties. relatively impressive as a result of its timeliness is the harmony of the continual subject matters of the political import of the relation of existence to loss of life, in addition to of naked existence to political existence, and the state’s must have entry to the physique to ensure that the legislation to have force.” — philoSOPHIA
Fanny Söderbäck is a PhD candidate in Philosophy on the New tuition for Social study.