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Acts of Literature - Jacques Derrida

Acts of Literature

Paperback Published: 16th April 1992
ISBN: 9780415900577
Number Of Pages: 472
For Ages: 18 years old

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"Acts of Literature," compiled in close association with Jacques Derrida, brings together for the first time a number of Derrida's writings on literary texts. The essays discuss literary figures such as Rousseau, Mallarme, Joyce, Shakespeare, and Kafka, and comprise pieces spanning Derrida's career. The collection now includes a substantial interview with him on questions of literature, deconstruction, politics, feminism and history, and Derek Attridge provides an introductory essay on deconstruction and the question of literature, with suggestions for further reading.
These essays examine the place and operation of literature in Western culture, and are highly original responses to individual literary texts. They highlight Derrida's interest in literature as a significant cultural institution and as a peculiarly challenging form of writing, with inescapable consequences for our thinking about philosophy, politics and ethics.

ISBN: 9780415900577
ISBN-10: 0415900573
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 18 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 472
Published: 16th April 1992
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.61
Edition Number: 1