Bookcover of D H Lawrence and The Contemporary Thinkers: A Study in Correspondence
Booktitle:

D H Lawrence and The Contemporary Thinkers: A Study in Correspondence

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (2015-08-27 )

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ISBN-13:

978-3-659-77539-0

ISBN-10:
3659775398
EAN:
9783659775390
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
The resonance of Lawrence's ideas on contemporary issues like gender, feminism, ethics and aesthetics with that of the contemporary thinkers like Foucault, Deleuze, Levinas, Baudrillard, Lyotard, Bakhtin, Lacan, Cixous, Kristeva, Irigaray is what the book traces in the less traversed domain of Lawrence's ouvre--his non-fictional writings. For Lawrence ‘man is a thought adventurer.’ The immense flexibility that such a view suggests helps him explore many of the major issues of contemporary critical discussions. This books traces the vital correspondence of Lawrence’s thought with those of the contemporary thinkers. I claim that Lawrence the critic of culture has anticipated the key issues of postmodernism and feminism. Lawrence, however, remains a critic of culture but without any fixed ‘identity.’ All his pursuits of thought have the objective of learning how not to know. The provisionality and contingency of his thought, rather than ensuring ‘certitude’ to itself, invite us to a space beyond any fixity. “We are prisoners”, says Lawrence in Phoenix, “inside our conception of life and being” (325). Thus thought, in the Lawrentian sense, seeks its own suspension by knowing its own li
Publishing house:
LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Website:
https://www.lap-publishing.com/
By (author) :
Sanatan Bhowal
Number of pages:
164
Published on:
2015-08-27
Stock:
Available
Category:
General Humanities
Price:
51.90 €
Keywords:
Écriture féminine, écriture féminine, metanarrative, rhizome, Unconscious, hetroglossia, polyvocality, ecriture feminine, insoucience

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