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Intimate Revolt (European Perspectives: A Series in Social Thought & Cultural Criticism)
Julia Kristeva, herself a product of the famous May '68 Paris student uprising, has long been fascinated by the concept of rebellion and revolution. Psychoanalysts believe that rebellion guarantees our independence and creative capacities, but is revolution still possible? Confronted with the culture of entertainment, can we build and nurture a culture of revolt, in the et ...more
Paperback, 392 pages
Published August 27th 2003 by Columbia University Press
(first published May 15th 2000)
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There were moments reading this book where I wanted to stand on my subway seat, point to the page and say "this woman is brilliant." Her ability as a reader is astounding, and her conclusions are inspiring. Highly recommended for anyone interested in thinking. Which should be everyone.
Julia Kristeva is a French psychoanalyst, sociologist, critic and philosopher. She researches on psychoanalysis of the Lacanian tradition, and has interest in semiotics. She also founded the Simone de Beauvoir Prize.More about Julia Kristeva...