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

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This is a re-read sparked by a conversation with a dear friend up in San Francisco. We were discussing books and he mentioned a book "that was unlike any other book (he'd) ever read". I said the only ... Read full review

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

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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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