With an original introduction by Luce Irigaray, and original texts from her students and collaborators, this book imagines the outlines of a more just, ecologically attuned world that flourishes on the basis of sexuate difference.
Introduction; Luce Irigaray PART ICultivating Nature and Sexuate Intersubjectivity 1. A Philosophy Faithful to Happiness; Lucia Del Gatto 2. Finding / Founding Our Place: Thinking Luce Irigaray's Ontology and Ethics of Sexuate Difference as a Relational Limit; Emma R. Jones 3. Becoming Two: This Existence Which is Not One; Emily Anne Parker 4. Intersubjectivity and ren: A Cross-cultural Encounter; Gu Keping 5. Cultivating Difference with Luce Irigaray's Between East and West; Laura Roberts 6. Enabling Education: Rethinking Teacher-Student Relationship through Luce Irigaray's Ethics of Difference; Tomoka Toraiwa PART II: THEOLOGY AND SPIRITUALITY Reading Sacred Texts and Traditions With a Feminine Belief 7. Maria Redux: Incarnational Readings of Sacred History; Abigail Rine 8. Sensible Transcendental: Recovering the Flesh and Spirit of Our Mother(s); Zeena Elton 9. Godly Virtues: Ethical Implications of Our Conception of the Divine; Elizabeth Lee 10. Language and Love in an Age of Terror; Lisa Watrous PART III: ART Paths of Women towards Embodying Themselves 11. Towards a Culture of the Feminine: The Phenomenon of the Princess-Ballerina in Western Culture; Caroline O'Brien 12. From Silence to Breath: An Irigarayan Study of the Representation of Motherhood in Modern Drama; Yan Liu 13. Being Passive / Passive Being: Passivity as Self-Expression in Gothic Literature; Dana Wight 14. Femininity and Subversive Mimicry in Edward Albee's Plays and Beyond; Mona Hoorvash PART IV: POLITICS Building a New World Instead of Dwelling on Terrorism 15. The Mimesis that was Not One: Femininity as Camouflage in the Armed Struggle in West Germany; Katharina Karcher 16. Embodying Terror: Reading Terrorism with Luce Irigaray; Liz Sage 17. Being Two in the World: The Bridge Between Sexuate Difference and Cultural Difference in the Work of Luce Irigaray; Marita Ryan Afterword: Cultivating the World: Luce Irigaray's Water Lily; Michael Marder Contributions of Luce Irigaray Ethical Gestures Towards the Other Perhaps Cultivating Touch Can Still Save Us Remembering Humanity