Adorno, Culture and Feminism brings Adorno's work and feminism together, and explores how feminism can both harness and develop Adorno's ideas. The picture that emerges displays how gendered relations and cultural practices and texts operate today, and the relevance of critical theory for contemporary feminisms. Adorno's work on the scale of inequality and repression in the administered society is presented as matching the feminist understanding of the unequal balance of power between the sexes.
Chapter 8: Of Music and Mimesis
Of Music and Mimesis
Luce Irigaray argues that if feminism is to make a difference, it must challenge philosophy, the ‘discourse that sets forth the law for all others, inasmuch as it constitutes the discourse on discourse…. This domination of the philosophical logos stems in large part from its power to reduce all others to the economy of ...