Helene Cixous Quotes

Helene Cixous Quotes: She alone dares and wishes to know from within, where she, the outcast, has never ceased to hear the resonance of fore language. She lets the other language speak - the language of 1,000 tongues which knows neither enclosure nor death. To life she refuses nothing. Her language does not contain, it carries; it does not hold back; it makes possible.
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Helene Cixous Quote: ... explore the idea of what the language that women speak would really be like if no one were there to correct them...
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Quotes about Helene Cixous: You only have to look at the Medusa straight on to see her. And she's not deadly. She's beautiful and she's laughing.
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Quote about Helene Cixous: Censor the body and you censor breath and speech at the same time. Write yourself. Your body must be heard.
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Helene Cixous Sayings: Wouldn't the worst be, isn't the worst, in truth, that women aren't castrated, that they have only to stop listening to the Sirens (for the Sirens were men) for history to change its meaning? You only have to look at the Medusa straight on to see her. And she's not deadly. She's beautiful and she's laughing.
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Helene Cixous Saying: Women must write through their bodies, they must invent the impregnable language that will wreck partitions, classes, and rhetorics, regulations and codes, they must submerge, cut through, get beyond the ultimate reverse-discourse, including the one that laughs at the very idea of pronouncing the word
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Sayings about Helene Cixous: By writing her self, woman will return to the body which has been more than confiscated from her, which has been turned into the uncanny stranger on display - the ailing or dead figure, which so often turns out to be the nasty companion, the cause and location of inhibitions. Censor the body and you censor breath and speech at the same time. Write your self. Your body must be heard. Only then will the immense resources of the unconscious spring forth.
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