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Antigone"s claim

kinship between life and death

by Judith Butler

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich, 1770-1831.,
  • Irigaray, Luce.,
  • Lacan, Jacques, 1901-,
  • Antigone (Greek mythology),
  • Kinship -- Philosophy.,
  • Feminist theory.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 83-97) and index.

    StatementJudith Butler.
    SeriesThe Wellek Library lectures, Wellek Library lecture series at the University of California, Irvine.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB2948 .B855 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 103 p. ;
    Number of Pages103
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6781971M
    ISBN 100231118945
    LC Control Number00030321

    The celebrated author of Gender Trouble here redefines Antigone's legacy, recovering her revolutionary significance and liberating it for a progressive feminism and sexual politics. Butler's new interpretation does nothing less than reconceptualize the incest taboo in relation to kinship -- and open up the concept of kinship to cultural ne, the renowned insurgent from Sophocles's 5/5(1). Editions for Antigone's Claim: Kinship Between Life and Death: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ),

    Antigone sees Kreon's law as unjust and immoral, and attempts to secure an honorable burial for Polyneikes. The opening of the play sees a secret meeting outside the city gates of Thebes between Antigone and Ismene, who refuses to help her sister for fear of the death penalty but is unable to stop Antigone from going ahead with the deed. This book over the consideration and judginemt for the story of Antigone enable us to think what the feminism really is. Moreover, we can go through some of the principle of ties between individuals and society. How many people who claim the feminism really and appropreately define what feminism is? Butler, although just I feel, is a s: 5.

      This book over the consideration and judginemt for the story of Antigone enable us to think what the feminism really is. Moreover, we can go through some of the principle of ties between individuals and society. How many people who claim the feminism really and appropreately define what feminism is? Butler, although just I feel, is a femisit/5(5).   The book relates the courageous deeds of Antigone to the claims made by those whose relations are still not honored as those of proper kinship, showing how a culture of normative heterosexuality obstructs our capacity to see what sexual freedom andpolitical agency could be. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this s: 5.


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Antigone's Claim is a work of intricate and detailed analysis of enormously difficult material. Butler masterfully leads us to a newfound theoretical activism within the political domain. -- Maria Cimitile, Hypatia Brief but powerful and provocative by:   The celebrated author of Gender Trouble here redefines Antigone's legacy, recovering her revolutionary significance and liberating it for a progressive feminism and sexual politics.

Butler's new interpretation does nothing less than reconceptualize the incest taboo in relation to kinship—and open up the concept of kinship to cultural change.

Antigone has always fascinated me. This clever books draws from psychoanalysis, varying literary and sociological theories espepcially Lacan and Hegel.

It touches on queer theory and what is the meaning of kinship and family. It argues that because of the curse Antigone has little choice but to act and speak like a man and claim Polynices' burial/5.

The book relates the courageous deeds of Antigone to the claims made by those whose relations are still not honored as those of proper kinship, showing how a culture of normative heterosexuality obstructs our capacity to see what sexual freedom and political agency could be.

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An examination of the figure of Antigone in literature and philosophy, particularly in Sophocles and in the work of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Luce Irigaray and JacquesJudith ().

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4th Ave. () Antigone’s claim 2 play within much literary theory and philosophical discourse, Antigone comes to represent kinship and its dissolution, and Creon comes to represent an emergent ethical order and state authority based on principles of universality.

The celebrated author of Gender Trouble here redefines Antigone's legacy, recovering her revolutionary significance and liberating it for a progressive feminism and sexual politics.

Butler's new interpretation does nothing less than reconceptualize the incest taboo in relation to kinship—and open up the concept of kinship to cultural change. Free Online Library: Sophocles - Antigone by Sophocles ANTIGONE - best known authors and titles are available on the Free Online Library 25, articles and books.

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Antigone's revolt lives on. As Butler says herself in the introduction, she is not a classicist and has no desire to be one. This book is about the intellectual/artistic legacy of the figure of Antigone and the political and philosophical implications of her performative resistance to state power.4/5(9).

The book relates the courageous deeds of Antigone to the claims made by those whose relations are still not honored as those of proper kinship, showing how a culture of normative heterosexuality obstructs our capacity to see what sexual freedom and political agency could be.

Antigone's Claim is a work of intricate and detailed analysis of Price: $ Antigone, the insurgent from Sophocles's Oedipus, has long been a feminist icon of defiance.

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The celebrated author of Gender Trouble here redefines Antigone's legacy, recovering her revolutionary significance and liberating it for a progressive feminism and sexual politics.

Butler's new interpretation does nothing less than reconceptualize the incest taboo in relation to kinship -- and open up the concept of kinship to cultural change. Antigone, the insurgent from Sophocles's Oedipus, has long been a feminist icon of defiance. This book redefines Antigone's legacy, recovering her significance and liberating it for a progressive feminism and sexual politics.

It reconceptualizes the incest taboo in relation to kinship - and open up the concept of kinship to cultural change.This book examines the far-reaching legacy of one of the great myths of classical antiquity. According to Greek legend, Antigone, daughter of Oedipus, secretly buried her brother in defiance of the orders of Creon, King of Thebes.

Creon sentenced Antigone to death, but, before the order could be executed, she committed suicide. The theme of the conflict between Antigone and Creon — between.The Antigone who is familiar from Sophocles, and from later interpretations, is often held up as a positive model for courageous action against an oppressive régime.

However, there is a disturbing quality to Antigone's relationship with her brother, Polyneices, which is apparent even in Sophocles and has often been underplayed. This chapter draws attention to several ancient representations.