La mujer de Noé: Reconstruyendo la ginohistoria
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This essay aims to provide a reading of Marilynne Robinson's novel Housekeeping. Housekeeping is a novel written about women and for women, in which Robinson tries to re-construct the repressed gynohistory. Drawing from French feminist theory (Irigaray, Cixous, Kristeva) we reread Housekeeping in the light of the current debate on mothering and assimilate the story of Sylvie —Housekeeping's main character— to Freud's Dora case history. There is another woman, outside of history and the dominant discourse, a woman who cracks the established structures, displaces them while making them crack, a woman "written in white ink" as Cixous says, who refuses marginality; a different woman, another woman. This essay approaches her definition.