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For Fear of the Fire: Joan of Arc and the Limits of Subjectivity

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Why are contemporary secular theorists so frequently drawn to saints, martyrs, and questions of religion? Why has Joan of Arc fascinated some of the most important thinkers of the twentieth century? In a book that faces crucial issues in both critical and feminist inquiry, Françoise Meltzer uses the story of Joan as a guide for reading the postmodern nostalgia for a body t ...more
Paperback, 248 pages
Published November 25th 2001 by University Of Chicago Press
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