The Derrida Wordbook

The Derrida Wordbook

By: Julian Wolfreys (author), Maria-Daniella Dick (author)Hardback

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This is a glossary of words associated with Jacques Derrida accommodating the far-reaching implications of his work. Jacques Derrida (1930-2004) was undoubtedly one of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century. He informed debate across many varied subjects and questions, from literature and philosophy to politics, ethics, religion, aesthetics, and culture. The Derrida Wordbook offers scholars, students, and researchers an extensive glossary, providing the reader with definitions of a wide range of terms employed by, or associated with, Derrida.

About Author

Maria-Deniella Dick is presently University Teacher in Literature since 1900 at the University of Glasgow. Julian Wolfreys is Professor of Modern Literature and Culture, with the Department of English and Drama, at Loughborough University.


I) Words, Words, Words; Arrivant; Aporia; Architectonic; Apartheid; Believing; Book; Betrayal; Betise; Circle; Circumcision; Call; Corpus; Conjuration; DoorsDeath; Democracy; Deconstruction; Differance; Exhaustion; Eyes; Face; Family; Fold; Forgiveness; Frame; Future; (L'avenir); Genesis; I; Ghosts; Hand; Haunting; Hospitality; Hymen; Identity; Iterability; Jealousy; Joyce; Kafka; Khora; Knots; Knowledge; Literature; Love; Matter/Materialism; Messianicity; Metaphor; Mimesis; Name; Origin; Performativity; Photography; Reason; Representation; Spectrality; Story; Subjectile; Telephone; Trait; Unconditionality; Undecidability; Violence; Virus; Visitation; Voice; Writing; Xenos; Yes; II) Wordhoard; Appendices; 1. Bibliography of Selected Publications; 2. Selected French Publications; 3. Contents Pages; Index.

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  • ISBN13: 9780748622757
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 512
  • ID: 9780748622757
  • weight: 901
  • ISBN10: 0748622756

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