9780415936873

Deconstruction: A Reader

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    9780415936873

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    041593687X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-02-28
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

Philosophers 'do' 'it', literary critics 'do' 'it', even architects, poets, painters 'do' 'it'. It can involve the concepts of capital, politics, and justice. So what, after all,isdeconstruction?Deconstruction: A Readermakes an answer to this question available in the only way possible - by offering a selection of breathtaking range and depth of essential texts. With more than sixty selections by fifty contributors, including nine pieces by Jacques Derrida, this is the ultimate anthology of deconstructive reading, demonstrating that deconstruction is vivid, surprising, varied, and true to the text.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix
A map of this book xii
Introduction: Five strategies for deconstruction 1(46)
Martin McQuillan
Avant la lettre
from Capital
47(4)
Karl Marx
`A note upon the ``Mystic Writing Pad'''
51(5)
Sigmund Freud
`The meaning of general economy'
56(6)
Georges Bataille
`Critique of violence'
62(9)
Walter Benjamin
`The task of destroying the history of ontology'
71(9)
Martin Heidegger
`The moment after'
80(8)
Edmond Jabes
`In praise of water'
88(3)
Paul Valery
`Friendship'
91(6)
Maurice Blanchot
Opening Remarks
`A number of yes (Nombre de oui)'
97(12)
Jacques Derrida
Philosophy
`Deconstruction, post-modernism and the visual arts'
109(12)
Christopher Norris
`Philosophy as a kind of writing'
121(5)
Richard Rorty
`Deconstruction as criticism'
126(8)
Rodolphe Gasche
`Genuine Gasche (perhaps)'
134(9)
Geoffrey Bennington
`Black Socrates? Questioning the philosophical tradition'
143(11)
Simon Critchley
`Discussions, or phrasing ``After Auschwitz'''
154(7)
Jean-Francois Lyotard
Literature
`Derrida's topographies'
161(10)
J. Hillis Miller
`Autobiography as de-facement'
171(4)
Paul de Man
`Ghost writing'
175(3)
Derek Attridge
`The phantom review'
178(12)
Nicholas Royle
`Hamlet's dilemma'
190(8)
Catherine Belsey
`The ghosts of critique and deconstruction'
198(19)
Peggy Kamuf
Culture
`Deconstruction is not what you think'
217(3)
Geoffrey Bennington
`Derrida, architecture and philosophy'
220(9)
Andrew Benjamin
`Violence of architecture'
229(6)
Bernard Tschumi
`Thinking technicity'
235(9)
Richard Beardsworth
`Toward a narcoanalysis'
244(10)
Avital Ronell
`Speech acts politically'
254(9)
Judith Butler
`Homoeconopoesis 1'
263(12)
Fred Botting
Scott Wilson
Sexual difference
`Unnecessary introductions'
275(8)
Diane Elam
`The same difference'
283(9)
Robert Young
`Gender theory and the Yale School'
292(12)
Barbara Johnson
`Domestication'
304(7)
Rachel Bowlby
`Recognising the virus'
311(10)
Alexander Duttmann
`What is it o'clock? or The door (we never enter)'
321(10)
Helene Cixous
Psychoanalysis
`Psychoanalysis: The French connection'
331(9)
Geoffrey Hartman
from The Wolf Man's Magic Word
340(11)
Nicholas Abrahams
Maria Torok
`The sideshow, or: Remarks on a canny moment'
351(10)
Samuel Weber
`The remains of psychoanalysis (i): Telepathy'
361(9)
Nicholas Royle
from Prosthesis
370(9)
David Wills
Politics
`Marx and Derrida'
379(4)
Michael Ryan
`Spectres of Engels'
383(5)
Willy Maley
`The deconstruction of politics'
388(9)
Bill Readings
`Practical politics of the open end'
397(8)
Gayatri Spivak
`Why do empty signifiers matter in politics?'
405(9)
Ernesto Laclau
`Of mimicry and man: The ambivalence of colonial discourse'
414(11)
Homi K. Bhabha
Ethics
`Jacques Derrida: Wholly otherwise'
425(6)
Emmanuel Levinas
`The trace of Levinas in Derrida'
431(12)
Robert Bernasconi
`Post-structuralism, the ethical relation and the law'
443(7)
Drucilla Cornell
`In the name of...'
450(6)
Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe
`What is to be done?'
456(2)
Jean-Luc Nancy
`God is not difference'
458(9)
John D. Caputo
The work of mourning
`(In memorium) Paul de Man'
467(4)
Jacques Derrida
`Text read at Louis Althusser's funeral'
471(5)
Jacques Derrida
`Adieu: Emmanuel Levinas'
476(9)
Jacques Derrida
`I'm going to have to wander all alone: Gilles Deleuze'
485(4)
Jacques Derrida
`Friendship-above-all [Amitie-a-tout-romple]: Jean-Francois Lyotard'
489(4)
Jacques Derrida
Closing statements
`Open letter to Bill Clinton'
493(3)
Jacques Derrida
Pierre Mendes Frances
`Telepathy'
496(31)
Jacques Derrida
`The deconstruction of actuality: An interview with Jacques Derrida'
527(28)
Jacques Derrida
Bibliography 1: Jacques Derrida 555(7)
Bibliography 2: Key publications of contributing authors 562(12)
Index 574

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