Fighting Theory has 18 ratings and 1 review. International interest in the work of Avital Ronell has expressed itself in reviews, articles, essays, and d. For Fighting Theory, psychoanalyst and philosopher Anne Dufourmantelle conducted self-reflection of the worlds and walls against which Avital Ronell crashed. Fighting theory: Avital Ronell in conversation with Anne Dufourmantelle. Responsibility: translated by Catherine Porter. Uniform Title: American philo. English.

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Uniform Title American philo. What do philosophy and literary studies have to learn from each other? The test drive A mutant splice of French theory The disaster of childhood: And apparently, it is a profession she has recently assumed again, giving seven performances in at the Centre Gighting in Paris.

Contributor Porter, Catherine, Dufourmantelle, Anne.

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Jennings marked it as to-read Oct 10, Tessier Ashpool marked it as to-read Apr 14, Anne Dufourmantelle is the author of Blind Date: Intense and often ironic, Fighting Theory is a poignant self-reflection of the worlds and walls against which Avital Ronell has crashed. The wonderful cover — with its inverted capoeira fight-dancers forming a heart in the negative space the one seemingly seeking sustenance from the other — gives a surprisingly good indication of what you’ll find in its pages.

On one level it can be judged in terms of sheer entertainment value.


Ronell’s discussions of such issues are candid, thoughtful, and often personal, bringing together elements from several texts, offering hints about them, and providing her up-to-date reflections on what she wrote earlier.

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How does Ronell place her work within gender studies? She is the author of Dictations: Janet Cadsawan added it Nov 03, Matthew Wilder rated it it was amazing Dec 29, Buy the selected items together This item: These essays are startling not only in their lucidity but also in the open address that follows from the conversational form. But as we know from our training in deconstruction, the theory for which she appears to be so ardently fighting, parabasis too is a ruse of dramatic rhetoric, a simulacrum of unmasked directness that is no less an artifice than is apparent authenticity.

Astra Taylor, Examined Life, still from a color film in 35 mm, 88 minutes. She still harbors grudges against those who made life hard for her along the way, whether as an embattled grad student at Princetonan assistant professor denied tenure at the University of Virginia, or a standard-bearer for the deconstructionist movement. Ronell covers almost all major areas of her work, but also is encouraged to train her potent reading skills on herself.

Jennifer Jan Hsu rated it it was amazing Aug 04, Many of the former turn out to be intellectual celebrities: James rated it really liked it Oct 23, Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Robert Jones marked it as to-read Jul 01, Complaint Grievance among Friends Avital Ronell. Lists with This Book. What does psychoanalysis have to contribute to contemporary thought?


Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Avital Ronell is widely regarded as one of the most productive, established, and shrewd literary and cultural theorists of our time.

Long captivated by Avital Ronell’s thought, but having not read her works in recent years, I discovered this book rpnell pleasure. What is most compelling is to see such a strong thinker reflecting on her own thinking in the midst fightung the other.

Here she summarizes and riffs on her own insights into among many others Goethe, Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Derrida and her thoughts on Derrida, her teacher and friend, remain the most moving memorial testament I’ve read.

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