Hypatia 12 (1):40 - 62 (1997)

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The distinction between heterosexuality and homosexuality does not allow for sufficient attention to be given to the question of non-normative heterosexualities. This paper develops a feminist critique of normative sexuality, focusing on alternative readings of sex and/or gender offered by Beauvoir and Irigaray. Despite their differences, both accounts contribute significantly to dismantling the lure of normative sexuality in heterosexual relations-a dismantling necessary to the construction of a feminist social and political order
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DOI 10.1111/j.1527-2001.1997.tb00170.x
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This Sex Which Is Not One.Luce Irigaray - 1985 - Cornell University Press.
Speculum of the Other Woman.Luce Irigaray - 1985 - Cornell University Press.
An Ethics of Sexual Difference.Luce Irigaray - 1993 - Cornell University Press.

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