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By Richard Eldridge

The essays during this quantity discover the ways that conventional philosophical difficulties approximately self-knowledge, self-identity, and cost have migrated into literature because the Romantic and Idealist sessions. In a wide-ranging serious and philosophical dialogue, the members provide a philosophical knowing of the roots and nature of latest literary and philosophical perform, and complex robust and influential, yet hardly ever decisively articulated, conceptions of the human topic and of price.

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Whether accepting limits is a good thing, as Wittgenstein urges, or whether as Cavell claims "all selves are sided," are matters that can be argued about. A concern for truth, not just for voice, informs their quite stylized writings, and as readers we must bring our own concern for truth to bear on the claims that they urge on us. But, while this is true, it is also true that not any thought can be expressed in any voice. Certain voices and styles, themselves partly personal and partly historically situated and generated, make certain regions or aspects of truth available to us.

Here Battersby finds that there are indeed some important specificities to the female subject position. It is not that there is an ahistorical feminine style - involving, say, gentleness and emotional attunement - into which woman writers naturally fall. To think this, Battersby argues, is to essentialize away history and its possibilities of alternative subject positions. But there is nonetheless a specifically female, not feminine, subject position that is evident in the poetry of Mary Elizabeth Coleridge and the theoretical writings of Luce Irigaray.

47. , eds. Kenneth Baynes, James Bohman, and Thomas McCarthy (Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1987), p. 474. 6 Hegel, Phenomenology, para. 74, p. 47. 7 Rorty, Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity (Cambridge University Press, 1989), p. 6. , 1980), p. 40. 31 Richard Eldridge 9 Michel Foucault, The History of Sexuality, Vol. 1: An Introduction, trans. Robert Hurley (New York: Random House, 1978), p. 93. 10 Jean-Frangois Lyotard, The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge, trans. Geoff Bennington and Brian Massumi (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1984), p.

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