The Telephone Book: Technology, Schizophrenia, Electric Speech

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U of Nebraska Press, 1989 - Psychology - 465 pages
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"Avital Ronell installs the telephone in the space of thinking Heidegger reserves for poetry and art, producing a series of reflections on philosophy, psychoanalysis and biography that may come to represent one of the most decisive readings of the technological since Heidegger." -Substance
  

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Review: The Telephone Book: Technology, Schizophrenia, Electric Speech

User Review  - Jaime - Goodreads

This book helped me describe many of those things that sometimes get lost in the banality of our day. Heavy read, and pretty conceptual. Think about it as The Telephone Book being that which is huge ... Read full review

Review: The Telephone Book: Technology, Schizophrenia, Electric Speech

User Review  - Lisa - Goodreads

A lot of ranting, but in an ever-so-intelligent (and referential) postmodern fashion... Read full review

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About the author (1989)

Avital Ronell is an associate professor of comparative literature at the University of California, Berkeley. Her first book, Dictations: On Haunted Writing (1986), treats Goethe's invention of remote control in writing.

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