Abstract. In this essay I examine Julia Kristeva’s transgressive body of work as a strategic on what is, for Kristeva, a stylistically unique essay – “Stabat Mater” –. Stabat Mater Author(s): Julia Kristeva and Arthur Goldhammer Reviewed work(s): Source: Poetics Today, Vol. 6, No. 1/2, The Female Body in Western Culture. Specifically, I was interested in the connection between maternality and .. Kristeva’s analysis in “Stabat Mater” (Mother of Sorrows) highlights the way in which .. For discussion see Sara Beardsworth’s () introduction in Julia Kristeva.

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Through an act of speaking, similar to the Cartesian cogito, the self becomes self-aware and realized. Return to Book Page.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Special attention is given to two related themes: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Sara marked it as to-read Jul 27, Paperbackpages.

Josefin Lundh rated it it was ok Sep 13, Religion, Women, and Psychoanalysis. Instead, the sorrow she expresses, which the Church appropriated to both humanize the matef and make him welcomed into the wounded bleeding hearts of all mothers and sons, is a dialectic of creation and destruction: Monica rated it liked it Oct 21, Julia Kristeva works at a crucial intersection of contemporary disciplines: Trivia About Stabat Mater: The subject, for Kristeva, is the construction of identity that is assembled through language.


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She also founded the Simone de Beauvoir Prize. Issues recurrent in the essays include the problem of ethics; the relation between discourse and the life of the body; the formation and sublimation of narcissism; the pre-Oedipal function of the father; the functions of fantasy, imagination, and art; the relation of religion to the negation of woman; and the possibility of positive and playful religion.

Instead we find depictions only of her muted suffering and the labor invested for its proliferation.

Joel marked it as to-read Jul 27, A life reduced to nurturing and mourning — milk and tears. Books by Julia Kristeva. Kristeva positions the fate of woman, as experienced through medieval art depictions kristea the Madonna, as the figure who must suffer the detachment of self for the sake of the promulgation of the human species.

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Jesus did not thank his mother, who was with him at both the entrance and exit of his existence. Beatrice added it Apr 16, With emphasis on the woman-as-mother, it is through silence that a woman is detached from her voice as subject.

To ask other readers questions about Stabat Materplease sign up. She lives to reproduce, bring new life as appreciation for the life that she gained from her own mother when she was brought into existence — a life that will end and thus requires a re-production.

Stabat Mater (Kristeva)

The product that is formed is a baby born to operate and function to satisfy the demands of a social structure over which woman, as silent and muted mother, has no command. Johan Kronquist rated it really liked it Feb 22, Selected pages Title Page.

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