“ When China Meets China ” : Sinéad Morrissey ’ s Figurations of the Orient , or the Function of Alterity in Julia Kristeva and

@inproceedings{Ricoeur2014WC,
  title={“ When China Meets China ” : Sin{\'e}ad Morrissey ’ s Figurations of the Orient , or the Function of Alterity in Julia Kristeva and},
  author={Paul Ricoeur},
  year={2014}
}
  • Paul Ricoeur
  • Published 2014
This article attempts to investigate the potential resonances between Paul Ricoeur’s and Julia Kristeva’s theories of otherness as applied to the study of poetry by the Northern-Irish poet Sinéad Morrissey. In all of her five poetry books she explores various forms of otherness and attempts to sketch them in verse. She confronts alterity in many ways, approaching such subjects as the relationship with the body and children, encounters with foreigners, and coming to terms with what is foreign… CONTINUE READING