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By Sylvie Gambaudo

interpreting Julia Kristeva's rivalry that modern Western society is witnessing a problem of subjectivity as a result of failure of the paternal functionality, Gambaudo locations Kristeva's thesis in the context of Freudian psychoanalytic idea and exhibits how Kristeva defends her place opposed to a cultural weather privileging clinical and cognitive solutions to aesthetic issues. Gambaudo argues that whereas Kristeva's place should be construed as shielding and a reactive clinging directly to paternal modes of company of subjectivity, it additionally bargains a different and visionary research of subjectivity that rescues the paternal venture from its decline. Eschewing a standard emphasis on Kristeva's feminism, this book's fundamental curiosity is found on the intersection among psychoanalysis and tradition, particularly analysing the superseding of Oedipus by way of narcissistic organisation.

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