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Review õ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ø Cristina Nehring

Read & download ✓ A Vindication of Love Reclaiming Romance for the Twenty first Century ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB A fierce and lively book This is one of those rare books that could make people think about their intimate lives in a new way New York Times Book Review “A rousing defense of imprudent ardor and romantic excess It’s difficult. Nehring is not writing in a prescriptive way She does however make the mistake of assuming her audience is entirely boring sexless etc I think of us understand the value of transgression than she allows Still she s arguing against a conservative retrograde culture and that s valid There s a lot that s great here I love the way she allows her erotic and maternal life to enter her critical writing I love the space she allows for inconsistency in the feminist subjective identity I love her take on Mary Wollstonecraft who was as passionate in love as she was in her politics a non marriage and multiple suicide attempts or Emily Dickinson s abject My Master letters I love her takedown of Coetze and specific vindication of Katha Pollitt Pollitt never comes close to stating men are rats What she stated was rather Men matter Men matter to women intellectuals I love being reminded of Carolyn Heilburn s Writing a Woman s Life which I read in college which argues that female biographies are written as LOVE narratives while male biographies are written as UEST narratives This recalls Virginia Woolf s Ms LaTrobe both a romantic vision and an epic uest narrative I love that Woolf did that in BETWEEN THE ACTS which was left unfinished at her death A novel about the theater about a woman of the theater And I love that Nehring takes it further linking the uest to the Love arguing that Love is always a uest for a man or a woman Perhaps the greatest point of her book is to argue for the power of abjection that the abject lover is ultimately a hero that the position is transformative and transcendent In this way her text is not unlike Chris Kraus I LOVE DICK except that Nehring reads loving Dick as a transcendent act Which it is bien s r

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Read & download ✓ A Vindication of Love Reclaiming Romance for the Twenty first Century ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB As inspired praise and controversy and brilliantly reinvigorated the romance debate A perfect choice for readers of Alain de Botton’s How Proust Can Change Your Life and Pierre Bayard’s How to Talk About Books You Haven’t Rea. Just finished the foreword Reads like a college term paper didn t get to a fresh image until page eight But I like her thesis and I think she might be doing something consciously with her overwrought prose Will keep y all updated

Review õ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ø Cristina Nehring

Read & download ✓ A Vindication of Love Reclaiming Romance for the Twenty first Century ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB To deny that Nehring is on to something” Wall Street JournalA thinking person’s “guide” that makes the case for love in an age both cynical about and fearful of strong passion Bold and challenging A Vindication of Love h. I loved it Nehring argues that a major flaw of contemporary feminism is the absence of love The intelligent a woman claims to be the ironical and distant must be her relation to love While men are permitted to become absorbed in their relationships and are praised for doing so intellectual women are supposed to bracket love away and must either renounce romantic love altogether or box it into a space so small in her life that it attracts no attention Nehring s work is a highly literary treatise on love but at the same time very easy to read

  • Hardcover
  • 336
  • A Vindication of Love Reclaiming Romance for the Twenty first Century
  • Cristina Nehring
  • English
  • 03 February 2019
  • 9780060765033