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The Invention of Deconstruction.

By: Currie, Mark.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013Description: 1 online resource (259 p.).ISBN: 9781137307033.Subject(s): Analysis (Philosophy) | Criticism | Deconstruction | LITERARY CRITICISM / European / General | LITERARY CRITICISM / General | Literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc | Literature -- PhilosophyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Invention of DeconstructionDDC classification: 801.95 | 801/.95 LOC classification: PN49Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Part I: Invention, Advent, Event; 1 After the Event: Looking Back on Deconstruction; 2 The Discovery of America: The Reception of Derrida in the United States; Part II: The Domestication of Derrida; 3 Domestication Narratives; 4 The Question of History in Derrida and de Man; Part III: Deconstruction and Critical Authority; 5 Derrida and the Authority of Linguisti; 6 The Ventriloquism of Paul de Man; Part IV: Philosophy, Literature and Responsibility; 7 Metaphor and the Invention of Truth; 8 Performativity and Obligation
9 Conclusion: Invention and ResponsibilityNotes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: Why did deconstruction emerge when it did? Why didcommentators in literary studies seem to need to look back on it from the earliestmoments of its emergence? This book argues that the invention of deconstruction wasspread across several decades, conducted by many people, and focused on its twocentral figures, Jacques Derrida and Paul de Man.
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Part I: Invention, Advent, Event; 1 After the Event: Looking Back on Deconstruction; 2 The Discovery of America: The Reception of Derrida in the United States; Part II: The Domestication of Derrida; 3 Domestication Narratives; 4 The Question of History in Derrida and de Man; Part III: Deconstruction and Critical Authority; 5 Derrida and the Authority of Linguisti; 6 The Ventriloquism of Paul de Man; Part IV: Philosophy, Literature and Responsibility; 7 Metaphor and the Invention of Truth; 8 Performativity and Obligation

9 Conclusion: Invention and ResponsibilityNotes; Bibliography; Index

Why did deconstruction emerge when it did? Why didcommentators in literary studies seem to need to look back on it from the earliestmoments of its emergence? This book argues that the invention of deconstruction wasspread across several decades, conducted by many people, and focused on its twocentral figures, Jacques Derrida and Paul de Man.

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<p>Mark Currie is Professor of Contemporary Literature at Queen Mary, University of London, UK. He is the author of The Unexpected: Narrative Temporality and The Philosophy of Surprise (2013) and About Time: Narrative, Fiction and the Philosophy of Time (2007), both of which explore issues in narrative time. His previous publications include Postmodern Narrative Theory (1997 and 2011), Difference (2004) and Metafiction (1995).</p>

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