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A Derrida Reader: Between the Blinds
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A Derrida Reader: Between the Blinds

by Jacques Derrida, Peggy Kamuf
 

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ISBN-10: 0231066597

ISBN-13: 9780231066594

Pub. Date: 05/06/1991

Publisher: Columbia University Press

Jacques Derrida is one of the most prolific and influential contemporary French intellectuals. Twenty-two essays and excerpts from Derrida's writings over the last twenty-five years are gathered in this accessible introduction, A Derrida Reader. The book's five sections are carefully introduced by the editor, and each selection of Derrida's work is presented

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Jacques Derrida is one of the most prolific and influential contemporary French intellectuals. Twenty-two essays and excerpts from Derrida's writings over the last twenty-five years are gathered in this accessible introduction, A Derrida Reader. The book's five sections are carefully introduced by the editor, and each selection of Derrida's work is presented succinctly in context. A general introduction to the volume by Peggy Kamuf provides an original interpretation and overview of Derrida's work and philosophy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231066594
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
05/06/1991
Pages:
625
Sales rank:
811,353
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface
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
Index

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