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The Promotion of KnowledgeLectures to Mark the Centenary of the British Academy 1902-2002$
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John Morrill

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780197263129

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197263129.001.0001

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Is there a Feminine Genius?*

Is there a Feminine Genius?*

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(p.116) (p.117) 5 Is there a Feminine Genius?*
Source:
The Promotion of Knowledge
Author(s):

Julia Kristeva

Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197263129.003.0006

This chapter presents the text of a lecture on feminine genius. It highlights the achievements of Hannah Arendt, Melanie Klein, and Colette in their respective fields. It defines the concept of feminine genius and describes the similarities and differences of these three women. It also comments on the sexual, social and political liberation of women and their entry into various political and intellectual domains in the twentieth century.

Keywords:   feminine genius, Hannah Arendt, Melanie Klein, Colette, women, British Academy, centenary celebration

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