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A Derrida Reader: Between the Blinds

A Derrida Reader: Between the Blinds

by Jacques Derrida, Peggy Kamuf
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ISBN-13: 9780231066594
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 05/13/1991
Pages: 625
Sales rank: 840,058
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.50(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Peggy Kamuf is professor of French and comparative literature at the University of Southern California.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Reading Between the Blinds
Part One: Difference at the Origin
1. From Speech and Phenomena
2. From Of Grammatology
3. From "Difference"
4. "Signature Event Context"
5. From "Plato's Pharmacy"
Part Two: Beside Philosophy—"Literature"
6. "Tympan"
7. From "The Double Session"
8. From "Psyche: Inventions of the Other"
9. "Che cos'e la poesia?"
Part Three: More than One Language
10. From "Des Tours de Babel"
11. From "Living on: Border Lines"
12. "Letter to a Japanese Friend"
13. From "Restitutions of the Truth in Pointing"
Part Four: Sexual Difference in Philosophy
14. From Glas
15. From Spurs: Nietsche's Styles
16. "Geschlecht: Sexual Difference, Ontological Difference"
17. From "At this Very Moment in This Work Here I Am"
18. From Choreographies"
Part Five: Tele-Types (Yes, Yes)
19. From "Le Facteur de la verite"
20. From "Envois"
21. From "To Speculate—on 'Freud'"
22. From "ulysses Gramophone: Hear Say Yes in Joyce"
Bibliography of Works in Jacques Derrida
Selected Works on Jacques Derrida and Deconstruction
Index of Works by Jacques Derrida

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Avital Ronell

In an unprecedented style of intense, testamentary reverence, [Derrida's] works honor the traditions which have been bequeathed to us while they anticipate and welcome a democracy to come.

Avital Ronell, New York University

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