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Dialectical Materialism and the 'Feminine Sublime'

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dc.contributor.author Flisfeder, Matthew
dc.date.accessioned 2017-03-13T21:42:34Z
dc.date.available 2017-03-13T21:42:34Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.citation Matthew Flisfeder. “Dialectical Materialism and the Feminine Sublime.” Subjectivity 5(4) (2012): 376-395; doi:10.1057/sub.2012.22 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1755-6341
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10680/1286
dc.description.abstract Drawing primarily on Slavoj Žižek’s Lacanian reading of Kant and Hegel, but also taking up arguments made by Joan Copjec and Fredric Jameson, this article asserts a conception of the ‘feminine sublime’ in accordance with the political-philosophical approach of dialectical materialism. The article begins by distinguishing between historical and dialectical materialism in order to assert what is at stake in the Marxian critique of ideology, followed by a discussion of the Lacanian conception of the feminine subjective position. The conception of the ‘feminine sublime’ articulated here draws connections between the feminine and proletarian subjective positions, and proposes a way of articulating an ethics of revolutionary subjectivity. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Subjectivity en_US
dc.subject Dialectical materialism en_US
dc.title Dialectical Materialism and the 'Feminine Sublime' en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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