Saving the text: literature, Derrida, philosophy

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Johns Hopkins University Press, Mar 1, 1981 - Business & Economics - 184 pages
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Saving the Text cuts through Jacques Derrida's complex blend of philosophy, commentary, and elaborate wordplay to ascertain his place in the history of criticism and the significance of Glas as a literary event. Distinguished critic and scholar Geoffrey Hartman explores the usefulness of Derrida's style of close reading for English and American scholarship and establishes its relevance to the division that has arisen between European and Anglo-American critical approaches.

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Contents

Monsieur Texte
1
List of Figures 1 Jacques Derrida Glas p 7 1011
13
Epiphony in Echoland
33
Copyright

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Geoffrey H. Hartman is Karl Young Professor of English at Yale University.

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