The Reception of Derrida: Translation and Transformation

The Reception of Derrida: Translation and Transformation

by M. Thomas
ISBN-10:
1403989923
ISBN-13:
9781403989925
Pub. Date:
05/31/2006
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
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Overview

The Reception of Derrida: Translation and Transformation

This book explores the cross-cultural reception of Derrida's work, specifically how that work in all its diversity, has come to be identified with word deconstruction. It is the first book to consider the cultural reception of Derrida's works, its accessible language and structure help to make this a benchmark amongst introductory Derrida studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403989925
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 05/31/2006
Edition description: 2006
Pages: 190
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Abbreviations Introduction The Task of the Translator: Translation as Transformation Interpretation and Overinterpretation: Deconstruction in America The Deconstruction of a Pedagogical Institution: Derrida and the 'Principle of Reason' The Postmodern Political Condition: Deconstruction and Enlightenment The Politics of the Proper Name: Nietzsche, Derrida and De Man Disfigured Maintaining the Presence of Marx: Marxism and Deconstruction Afterword: Legacy Bibliography Index of Works by Jacques Derrida Index

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