EPZ Deconstruction and Criticism

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Harold Bloom
Bloomsbury Academic, Dec 23, 2004 - Philosophy - 208 pages
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Five essential and challenging essays by leading post-modern theorists on the art and nature of interpretation: Jacques Derrida, Harold Bloom, Geoffrey Hartman, Paul de Man, and J. Hillis Miller.

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User Review  - medievalmama - LibraryThing

I wrote my master's thesis on the five of them (J. Hillis Miller) doesn't show above, and both Miller who was teaching at Emory at the time and Derrida, who visited Emory for a week or two looked at ... Read full review

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I had the weird experience (for me) of thinking Derrida's piece to be the least useful, most ponderous of the lot. Many essays read around Shelley's poem The Triumph of Life. To paraphrase Miles Davis, Harold Bloom can write like a mf-. Read full review

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Harold Bloom (b. 1930) is Sterling Professor of Humanities at Yale University, Berg Professor at New York University, and a former Charles Eliot Norton Professor at Harvard. He is the author of more than twenty books, including The Anxiety of Influence; Deconstruction and Criticism; The Book of J; The Western Canon; Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human; and Where Shall Wisdom Be Found? Jacques Derrida is Professor at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociale in Paris. He is the author of a range of extraordinarily influential works including Dissemination, also available in the Athlone Contemporary European Thinkers series.

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