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The Signifying Body: Toward an Ethics of Sexual and Racial Difference

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How do we live ethically? What role do sex and race play in living or being ethically? Can ethics lead to ontology? Can literature play a role in ethical being? Drawing extensively on the work of Luce Irigaray, Frantz Fanon, and Martin Heidegger, Penelope Ingram argues that ethical questions must be understood in light of ontological ones. It is only when sexual and racial ...more
Paperback, 154 pages
Published January 8th 2009 by State University of New York Press (first published 2008)
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