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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages320
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Open LibraryOL7486896M
ISBN 100415215382
ISBN 109780415215381

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20 titles for and by feminists This fall, the French Embassy and Albertine Books are celebrating women, their achievements, their plights, and their fights. Curated by pioneering feminist writers and activists Gloria Steinem and Robin Morgan, Albertine Festival, will offer from November 1, to November 5, , a spirited exchange of ideas. Illustrating the ways in which French feminism has become a valuable tool in feminist efforts to rethink religion, and responding to its promise as an intellectual resource for religious philosophy in the future, Religion in French Feminist Thought is ideal both for independent use and as a companion book to French Feminists on Religion Format: Paperback. French Feminists on Religion: A Reader offers the first representative selection of important writings by French feminist thinkers on the topic of religion, including the most influential and provocative texts on the subject from Luce Irigaray, Julia.   French Feminists on Religion: A Reader offers the first representative selection of important writings by French feminist thinkers on the topic of religion, including the most influential and provocative texts on the subject from Luce Irigaray, Julia Kristeva, Hélène Cixous, Monique Wittig and Catherine Clément. Each thinker is introduced by a bibliographical preface, while individual Author: Morny Joy.

FEMINISM: FRENCH FEMINISTS ON RELIGION. French feminism, understood here to refer to a variety of feminisms of sexual difference that have evolved in France since , has become increasingly influential in religious studies in the late twentieth century and the early twenty-first the term French feminism has been criticized widely as a construct of Anglophone academic feminists.   Illustrating the ways in which French feminism has become a valuable tool in feminist efforts to rethink religion, and responding to its promise as an intellectual resource for religious philosophy in the future, Religion in French Feminist Thought is ideal both for independent use and as a companion book to French Feminists on Religion Author: Morny Joy. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary French Feminists on Religion offers the first representative selection of important writings by French feminist thinkers on the topic of religion, including the most influential and provocative texts on the subject from Luce Irigaray, Julia Kristeva, Helene Cixous, Monique Wittig and Catherine Clement. French Feminists on Religion: A Reader offers the first representative selection of important writings by French feminist thinkers on the topic of religion, including the most influential and provocative texts on the subject from Luce Irigaray, Julia Kristeva, Hélène Cixous, Monique Wittig and Cat.

Feminism in France is the history of feminist thought and movements in sm in France can be roughly divided into three waves: First-wave feminism from the French Revolution through the Third Republic which was concerned chiefly with suffrage and civic rights for women. Significant contributions came from revolutionary movements of the French Revolution of and Paris Commune. This collection gathers together the writings on religion of the major voices of French feminism. Included also, are introductory essays by the editors which provide a context and demonstrate the importance of .   French Feminists on Religion: A Reader offers the first representative selection of important writings by French feminist thinkers on the topic of religion, including the most influential and provocative texts on the subject from Luce Irigaray, Julia Kristeva, Hélène Cixous, Monique Wittig and Catherine Clément. Description - French Feminists on Religion by Morny Joy French Feminists on Religion offers the first representative selection of important writings by French feminist thinkers on the topic of religion, including the most influential and provocative texts on the subject from Luce Irigaray, Julia Kristeva, Helene Cixous, Monique Wittig and Catherine Clement.