A Derrida Reader: Between the Blinds

A Derrida Reader: Between the Blinds

By: Jacques Derrida (author), Peggy Kamuf (editor)Paperback

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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.

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


PrefaceIntroduction: Reading Between the BlindsPart One: Difference at the Origin1. From Speech and Phenomena2. From Of Grammatology3. 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 Language10. 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 Philosophy14. From Glas15. From Spurs: Nietsche's Styles16. "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 DerridaSelected Works on Jacques Derrida and DeconstructionIndex of Works by Jacques DerridaIndex

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  • publication date: 22/04/1991
  • ISBN13: 9780231066594
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 625
  • ID: 9780231066594
  • weight: 908
  • ISBN10: 0231066597

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