The Derrida Wordbook

The Derrida Wordbook

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

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This is a glossary of words associated with Jacques Derrida accommodating the far reaching implications of his work. While it makes no claims to being encyclopaedic in its coverage, The Derrida Wordbook seeks to accommodate the far reaching implications of Derrida's writings and thought, through a sustained expository engagement with a series of words having significance throughout Derrida's text, and across the years of his publishing career. This cornucopia of words and definitions intervenes at crucial points of tension across the entire range of Derrida's publications, including those published posthumously. It offers sustained expository engagement with a series of 67 key words - from Aporia to Yes - having significance throughout Derrida's thought and writing.

About Author

Maria-Daniella Dick is University Teacher in Literature since 1900 at the University of Glasgow. Julian Wolfreys is Professor of English Literature at the University of Portsmouth, where he is also Director of the Centre for Studies in Literature.


Foreword and Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; I Words, Words, Words; Arrivant; Aporia; Architectonic; Apartheid; Believing; Book; Betrayal; Betise; Circle; Circumcision; Call; Corpus; Conjuration; Doors; Death; Democracy; Deconstruction; Differance; Exhaustion; Eyes; Face; Family; Fold; Forgiveness; Frame; Future; (L'avenir); Genesis; Ghosts; Hand; Haunting; Hospitality; Hymen; I; 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.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780748622764
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 512
  • ID: 9780748622764
  • ISBN10: 0748622764

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