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phallogocentrism

Definitions

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  • n. The privileging of masculinity in the construction of meaning; phallocentrism with a view to logocentrism.

Etymologies

Coined by Jacques Derrida. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Today’s preoccupation with free indirect style has the potential to become the next decade’s “phallogocentrism,” but it was startling to read Wood write of David Foster Wallace and Thomas Pynchon with an eye not primarily to a dismissal of “hysterical realism,” but rather to an understanding of the necessity, the logic of their creation.

    2010 July | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS

  • Gayle at The WOMBman's Bible can suggest the phallogocentrism of LXX Numbers 5:1-4, and in particular the passage’s keen interest in the "Erect Insertion", inside of which one can find God.

    Biblical Studies Carnival 41

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  • if something were to stand erect, all by itself, depending on nothing else, asserting itself and seeming self-evident , it would be phallogocentric!

    May 15, 2009