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The Vestal and the Fasces: Hegel, Lacan, Property, and the Feminine

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In this feminist exploration of the erotics of the marketplace, Hegel's notion of property and Lacan's idea of the phallus serve parallel functions in creating the subjectivity necessary for self-actualization. Subjectivity requires intersubjective relationships mediated through a regime of possessing, enjoying, and exchanging an object of desire. For Hegel, this regime is ...more
Hardcover, 400 pages
Published June 20th 1998 by University of California Press
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