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The Resource Signifying woman : culture and chaos in Rousseau, Burke, and Mill, Linda M.G. Zerilli

Signifying woman : culture and chaos in Rousseau, Burke, and Mill, Linda M.G. Zerilli

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Signifying woman : culture and chaos in Rousseau, Burke, and Mill
Title
Signifying woman
Title remainder
culture and chaos in Rousseau, Burke, and Mill
Statement of responsibility
Linda M.G. Zerilli
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Woman has been defined in classic political theory as elusive yet dangerous, by her nature fundamentally destructive to public life. In the view of Linda M.G. Zerilli, however, gender relations shape the very grammar of citizenship. In deeply textured interpretations of Rousseau, Burke, and Mill, Zerilli recasts our understanding of woman as the agent of social chaos and makes a major advance for feminist political theory. Zerilli draws on the work of Julia Kristeva to help explain woman's traditionally ambiguous position, as a frontier figure neither inside nor outside political space. She discusses Rousseau, Burke, and Mill (as representatives of republican, conservative, and liberal thought) and traces how each author uses woman rhetorically as he sets forth a distinct political vision in response to the social conflicts of his time. These writers invoke "woman" to articulate not only the disruptive forces of sexuality but also those of class conflict and its resolution. Menacing the stability of meaning itself, woman symbolizes the looming social, economic, and political forces of civilization (for Rousseau), of revolution (for Burke), of capitalism (for Mill) - that threaten conventional distinctions of gender and class
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digitized
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N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
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Zerilli, Linda M. G.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Contestations
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  • Rousseau, Jean-Jacques
  • Burke, Edmund
  • Mill, John Stuart
  • Burke, Edmund
  • Mill, John Stuart
  • Rousseau, Jean-Jacques
  • Burke, Edmund
  • Mill, John Stuart
  • Rousseau, Jean-Jacques
  • Rousseau, Jean-Jacques
  • Burke, Edmund (Politiker)
  • Mill, John Stuart
  • Feminist theory
  • Feminist theory
  • Political science
  • Women in public life
  • Feminist theory
  • Feminist theory
  • Political science
  • Women in public life
  • Frau
  • Frau
  • Frauenbild
  • Politische Philosophie
  • Politische Theorie
  • Frau
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Minority Studies
  • PHILOSOPHY / Political
Label
Signifying woman : culture and chaos in Rousseau, Burke, and Mill, Linda M.G. Zerilli
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-207) and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Political Theory as a Signifying Practice -- 2. "Une Maitresse Imperieuse": Woman in Rousseau's Semiotic Republic. The Maternal Voice. The Field of Female Voice and Vision. Making a Man. The Semiotic Republic -- 3. The "Furies of Hell": Woman in Burke's "French Revolution" Terror and Delight. Burke's Reflections as Self-Reflections. Breaking the Code. The Furies at Versailles -- Postscript: The Maternal Republic -- 4. The "Innocent Magdalen": Woman in Mill's Symbolic Economy. Political Economy of the Body. Political Economy of the Female Body. Angel in the House. Angel out of the House. The Innocent Magdalen -- 5. Resignifying the Woman Question in Political Theory
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on1037273037
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 214 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781501711312
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv1kr1fv
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1037273037
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Signifying woman : culture and chaos in Rousseau, Burke, and Mill, Linda M.G. Zerilli
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-207) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Political Theory as a Signifying Practice -- 2. "Une Maitresse Imperieuse": Woman in Rousseau's Semiotic Republic. The Maternal Voice. The Field of Female Voice and Vision. Making a Man. The Semiotic Republic -- 3. The "Furies of Hell": Woman in Burke's "French Revolution" Terror and Delight. Burke's Reflections as Self-Reflections. Breaking the Code. The Furies at Versailles -- Postscript: The Maternal Republic -- 4. The "Innocent Magdalen": Woman in Mill's Symbolic Economy. Political Economy of the Body. Political Economy of the Female Body. Angel in the House. Angel out of the House. The Innocent Magdalen -- 5. Resignifying the Woman Question in Political Theory
Control code
on1037273037
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 214 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781501711312
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv1kr1fv
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1037273037
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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