Monolingualism of the Other: or, The Prosthesis of Origin (Cultural Memory in the Present Series)

Monolingualism of the Other: or, The Prosthesis of Origin (Cultural Memory in the Present Series)

by Jacques Derrida
     
 


" I have but one language—yet that language is not mine." This book intertwines theoretical reflection with historical and cultural particularity to enunciate, then analyze this conundrum in terms of the distinguished author's own relationship to the French language. Its argument touches on several issues relevant to the current debates on multiculturalism.See more details below

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" I have but one language—yet that language is not mine." This book intertwines theoretical reflection with historical and cultural particularity to enunciate, then analyze this conundrum in terms of the distinguished author's own relationship to the French language. Its argument touches on several issues relevant to the current debates on multiculturalism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804732895
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Publication date:
08/28/1998
Series:
Cultural Memory in the Present Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
215,018
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.40(d)

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