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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Library. I would enjoy this book, especially sifting through symbols and the occasional use of both English and German. Perhaps it could be useful, while entertaining and relevant, to broadening my language horizons.


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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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