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Author Brinker-Gabler, Gisela.

Title Image in Outline : Reading Lou Andreas-SalomA
Published London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (172 pages)
Series New Directions in German Studies
New directions in German studies.
Contents Introduction: Reading Lou Andreas-Salomé Today; 1 Umriss: B(u)ilding Woman or Sexual Difference; 2 Lou Andreas-Salomé's Aesthetics; 3 I con: B(u)ilding Russia or Cultural Difference; 4 Nachtrauer: B(u)ilding Rilke or Modern Creativity; 5 (Un)doing Modern Thought; Bibliography; Index
Summary This new study introduces the reader into Lou Andreas-Salomé's critical and creative engagement with modern thought. Through detailed explorations of some of her major texts, Brinker-Gabler examines Andreas-Salomé's unique perspective within contemporary discourses attentive to meaning, perception, memory and the unconscious. Making use of conceptual frameworks of Irigaray and Benjamin, Freud and Kristeva, among others, Brinker-Gabler argues that Andreas-Salome displaces dominant visions of gender and sexuality, culture, religion, and creativity with multifaceted revisions through the female l
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ISBN 1441133380