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Jacques Derrida / Edition 1
     

Jacques Derrida / Edition 1

by Nicholas Royle, Nick Roye
 

ISBN-10: 0415229316

ISBN-13: 9780415229319

Pub. Date: 05/16/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

There are few figures more important in literary and critical theory than Jacques Derrida. Whether lauded or condemned, his writing has had far-reaching ramifications, and his work on deconstruction cannot be ignored.
This volume introduces students of literature and cultural studies to Derrida's enormously influential texts, covering such topics

Overview

There are few figures more important in literary and critical theory than Jacques Derrida. Whether lauded or condemned, his writing has had far-reaching ramifications, and his work on deconstruction cannot be ignored.
This volume introduces students of literature and cultural studies to Derrida's enormously influential texts, covering such topics as:
*deconstruction, text and difference
*literature and freedom
*law, justice and the 'democracy to come'
*drugs, secrets and gifts.
Nicholas Royle's unique book, written in an innovative and original style, is an outstanding introduction to the methods and significance of Jacques Derrida.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415229319
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/16/2003
Series:
Routledge Critical Thinkers Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Preface Acknowledgements Abbreviations 1. Why Derrida? 2. Key ideas 3. Deconstruction the earthquake 4. Be free 5. Supplement 6. Text 7. Difference 8. The most interesting thing in the world 9. Monsters 10. My Secret Life 11. Poetry Break 12. After Derrida Further Reading Works Cited Index

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