A Myth Beyond the Phallus: Female Fetishism in Kathy Acker’s Late Novels

A Myth Beyond the Phallus: Female Fetishism in Kathy Acker’s Late Novels

1 Debates about feminine fetishism have already been taking place for pretty much 2 decades now; but there seems to be up to now no opinion concerning the worth of claiming this specific training for feminist politics.

Ever since Sarah Kofman’s recommendation that a Derridean reading of Freud’s 1927 essay could perhaps perhaps not preclude the chance of feminine fetishism (133), “indecidability” has characterized just about any try to theorize that training. Naomi Schor’s very early suspicion that female fetishism may be just the “latest and a lot of subdued kind of penis envy” (371) will continue to haunt efforts to delimit a particularly feminine manifestation of the perversion commonly recognized, in psychoanalytic terms, become reserved for males. 继续阅读“A Myth Beyond the Phallus: Female Fetishism in Kathy Acker’s Late Novels”