De la grammatologie

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Johns Hopkins University Press, 1976 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 354 pages
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"One of the major works in the development of contemporary criticism and philosophy." -- J. Hillis Miller, Yale University Jacques Derrida's revolutionary theories about deconstruction, phenomenology, psychoanalysis, and structuralism, first voiced in the 1960s, forever changed the face of European and American criticism. The ideas in De la grammatologie sparked lively debates in intellectual circles that included students of literature, philosophy, and the humanities, inspiring these students to ask questions of their disciplines that had previously been considered improper. Thirty years later, the immense influence of Derrida's work is still igniting controversy, thanks in part to Gayatri Spivak's translation, which captures the richness and complexity of the original. This corrected edition adds a new index of the critics and philosophers cited in the text and makes one of contemporary criticism's most indispensable works even more accessible and usable.

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I read this for a Deconstruction course. We read this, and De Man's Allegory of Reading. De Man is much better at explaining what the theory of Deconstruction 'means' and gives clearer examples of ... Read full review

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A classic. If you don't understnd this work 1. Maybe that is partly the point (though only partly). 2. Read some Heidegger, some Neitzsche, some Levinas and Blanchot, then read this again. Any better ... Read full review



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Jacques Derrida is Directeur d'etudes at the ecole des Hautes etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris; Bernard Stiegler is Director of the Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique, Paris.

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