By Vikki Bell
Examining feminist concept as a posh ingenious success, Feminist Imagination considers feminist dedication during the interrogation of its philosophical, political and affective connections with the previous, and particularly with the `race' trials of the 20th century. The ebook seems at: the 'directionlessness' of latest feminist concept; the query of essentialism and embodiment; the racial tensions within the paintings of Simone de Beauvoir; the totalitarian personality in Hannah Arendt; the 'mimetic Jew' and the concept that of mimesis within the paintings of Judith Butler.
Vikki Bell presents a compelling rethinking of feminist conception as sure up with makes an attempt to appreciate oppression outdoors a spotlight on 'women'. She affirms femini
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