Scandal of the Speaking Body: Don Juan with J.L. Austin, or Seduction in Two Languages(Meridian, Crossing Aesthetic

Scandal of the Speaking Body: Don Juan with J.L. Austin, or Seduction in Two Languages(Meridian, Crossing Aesthetic

by Shoshana Felman
     
 


Imagining an encounter between Moliëre's Don Juan and Austin, this bold yet subtle meditation contemplates the seductive promises of speech and of love, in a telling exchange among philosophy, linguistics, literature, and Lacanian theory.See more details below

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Imagining an encounter between Moliëre's Don Juan and Austin, this bold yet subtle meditation contemplates the seductive promises of speech and of love, in a telling exchange among philosophy, linguistics, literature, and Lacanian theory.

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"The Scandal of the Speaking Body—one of the most brilliant and daring and disturbing works of its period, which appeared in English translation in 1984 [under the title The Literary Speech Act] ... has never found the full radius of readers it assumes and deserves." —From the Forewordby Stanley Cavell
Stanley Cavell
The Scandal of the Speaking Body-one of the most brilliant and daring and disturbing works of its period, which appeared in English translation in 1984 [under the title The Literary Speech Act] . . . has never found the full radius of readers it assumes and deserves.
From the Foreword by Stanley Cavell

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804744522
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2002
Series:
Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

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