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Derrida for Beginners - 97 edition

Derrida for Beginners (ISBN10: 1934389110; ISBN13: 9781934389119)
ISBN13: 978-1934389119
ISBN10: 1934389110

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0863161391
ISBN10: 0863161391

Summary: Derrida is one of those annoying geniuses you can take a class on, read half-a-dozen books by and still have no idea what he's talking about. Derrida's ‘writing' is definitely confusing (it's like he's pulling the rug out from under the rug that he pulled out from under philosophy). But beneath the confusion, like the heartbeat of a bird in your hand, you can feel Derrida's electric genius. It draws you to it; you want to understand it...but it's so confusing. Jim Powell's Derr
ida For Beginners is the clearest explanation of Derrida and deconstruction presently available in our solar system. Powell guides us through blindingly obscure texts like Grammatology (Derrida's deconstruction of Saussure, Lévi Strauss, Roussseau), ''Différance'' (his essay on language and life), Dissemination (his dismantling of Plato, his rap on Mallarmé), along with his other masterpieces.
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Summary: Derrida is one of those annoying geniuses you can take a class on, read half-a-dozen books by and still have no idea what he's talking about. Derrida's ‘writing' is definitely confusing (it's like he's pulling the rug out from under the rug that he pulled out from under philosophy). But beneath the confusion, like the heartbeat of a bird in your hand, you can feel Derrida's electric genius. It draws you to it; you want to understand it...but it's so confusing. Jim Powell's Derrida For Beginners is the clearest explanation of Derrida and deconstruction presently available in our solar system. Powell guides us through blindingly obscure texts like Grammatology (Derrida's deconstruction of Saussure, Lévi Strauss, Roussseau), ''Différance'' (his essay on language and life), Dissemination (his dismantling of Plato, his rap on Mallarmé), along with his other masterpieces. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 97
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Publisher: For Beginners
Year Published: 1997
International: No



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