Speaking of which I wrote in my thesis this time last year:

The concern with traditional logocentric writing is expressed by Hélène Cixous in the distinction she makes between philosophical writing and her own poetic writing:

‘Philosophy has always wanted to think its other, to interiorize, incorporate it. From the moment it thinks its other, the other is no longer other but becomes the same. It enters the space of what can be thought, it loses its strangeness.‘ (1897:90)

Crucial to the poetic writing of Cixous is its reluctance to settle: its infinite deferral of the moment of closure indicated by her rejection of ‘captur[ing]’ the subject of thought and gathering it ‘into a noun’. (ibid)

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