Index
Page numbers followed by f indicate illustrations.
Adieux (Beauvoir), 9– 10
affect, 10– 11, 100– 101; identity and, 30; mate-
rial worlds and, 37; sources of, 22; theory,
17– 18
African American experience, 122– 23, 132– 34,
137– 40, 146
African nations, independence of, 126– 27,
129– 30
agency: alienated embodied practices and, 99;
in encounter, 8; female militancy and, 104–
5; individual/ collective, 3– 4, 30, 131– 32; per-
verse forms of, 155, 159– 61, 170; in political
life, 101; relinquishing, 32; vs. structure, 16
agonism, 10– 11
Ahmed, Sara, 33, 203
Akerman, Chantal, 6, 152, 154, 156– 63, 188. See
also Jeanne Dielman (Akerman film)
Algerian- Moroccan War (1963). See Sand War
(1963)
Algerian War (1954– 62), 19, 94, 174; torture
techniques, 14, 94, 97, 105– 6
ambiguity, 2– 4, 204; denial of, 57, 114; embrac-
ing, 30, 63– 64, 113, 114, 173; in encounters,
7, 44, 45, 65; as ontological, 3– 4; as protest,
157; sovereignty and, 99, 121; tragic, 55; tran-
scendence and, 30, 57, 99, 121
America Day by Day (Beauvoir), 96
Antichrist (von Trier film), 72f, 73f, 77f, 79f,
80f, 83f; aberrant women in, 69– 76, 206;
characters, 27, 38, 57; enemies in, 39; female
grotesque in, 78, 84, 206; final scene, 90;
grief in, 69– 70, 77; meaning in, 71; as mi-
sogynist, 12– 13, 65, 68, 69, 87; on normative
sexuality, 65; opening scene, 69, 91; violence
to genitals in, 87, 91– 92; women and nature
in, 78– 86, 90
anti- Semitism, 47– 48, 50– 51, 54, 57– 58, 59,
61– 62, 190
Arendt, Hannah: background, 48; as disavow-
ing feminism, 185, 186; on Eichmann trial,
12, 38, 44– 45, 47– 50, 52– 54, 65, 93; on evil-
doers, 5– 6; on freedom, 43; on friendship,
229n1; on guile, 219n12; on in-between, 7,
190; on judgment, 37, 39, 50, 51, 58; on love,
149– 50; on plurality, 43, 44, 48, 52, 58, 60,
64, 190; on political freedom, 60– 61; on
repetition, 187– 88; on thinking, 191, 193– 95;
on thoughtlessness, 44, 54– 55, 58, 193– 95;
on totalitarian system, 212– 13n18; Varn-
hagen “friendship,” 183– 90; on violence,
94. See also Hannah Arendt (Trotta biopic);
specific works
Are You My Mother? (Bechdel), 151
Aron, Raymond, 20
Azoulay, Ariella, 52, 197
bad faith, use of term, 15, 100, 113
Bakewell, Sarah, 2, 95
Baldwin, James, 145
banality of evil, use of term, 47
Bandung Conference, 146
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