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Manna
By Helene Cixous

Manna

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Manna by Helene Cixous

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In this act of willful writing, by turns lyrical and intense, Helene Cixous brings Osip Mandelstam and Nelson Mandela together through the common first syllables of their names, the dates of their respective exiles, and the women, Nadezhda Mandelstam and Winnie-Zami Mandela, who disclose and restore their partners' lives through language. For Cixous, politics is approached most openly and freely through poetry; social change cannot exist without linguistic change. Her poetic language moderates the historical, political, and personal tales of Mandelstam and Mandela to produce a new sense of individual tragedy and cultural possibility. This intriguing and beautiful book is an act of emancipation as it releases its subjects - along with its readers - from the restricted language of constraint and exile. Long distinguished among creative writers in France and as an intellectual in the United States, Helene Cixous is the author of more than thirty volumes, many of which are now available in English-language translation. She has been highly praised in France and elsewhere by such renowned intellectuals as Jacques Derrida.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780816621149
ISBN-10: 0816621144
Format: Hardback
(210mm x 140mm x 26mm)
Pages: 360
Imprint: University of Minnesota Press
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 3-May-1994
Country of Publication: United States

Books By Author Helene Cixous

Abstracts and Brief Chronicles of the Time by Helene Cixous Abstracts and Brief Chronicles of the Time, Hardback (February 2016)

Helene Cixous has dreamed for years of "The Book-I-Don't-Write," but each time she approaches it, it withdraws. The-Book-I-Don't-Write is always just out of reach.

Death Shall be Dethroned by Helene Cixous Death Shall be Dethroned, Paperback (February 2016)

Death Shall Be Dethroned is the shadow book of Los, a Chapter, Helene Cixous tells us. It came along after Los, but it was always there "hidden" in her notebooks, in the Beethoven notebook, say, the one Jacques Derrida gave her. But when it tapped at the window, she ignored it until the day she had to let it in.

Tombe by Helene Cixous Tombe, Hardback (November 2014)

Masterfully translated by Laurent Milesi, this book preserves the sonic complexities and intricate wordplay at the core of author's writing, and reveals the struggles, ideas, and intents at the center of her work.

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