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- Faith in the Ghosts of Literature. Poetic Hauntology in Derrida, Blanchot and Morrison's Beloved. Loevlie, Elisabeth M. // Religions;
Literature, this paper argues, is a privileged language that can give form to those specters of existence that resist the traditional ontological boundaries of being and non-being, alive and dead. This I describe as the "hauntology" of literature. Literature, unlike our everyday, referential...
- Signéponge/Signsponge. Morot-Sir, Edouard // World Literature Today;Winter85, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p52
Reviews the book "Signéponge/Signsponge," by Jacques Derrida, translated by Richard Rand.
- Postnuclear post card. Schwenger, Peter // Papers on Language & Literature;Winter90, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p164
Focuses on Jacques Derrida's literary work titled `Post Card.' Post card as an emblem that resists logocentrism; Nuclear element behind its leading metaphors and preoccupations; Comparison with similar works.
- Of Grammatology (Book Review). Kuczkowski, Richard // Library Journal;2/15/1977, Vol. 102 Issue 4, p495
Reviews the book 'Of Grammatology,' by Jacques Derrida.
- Martin Hägglund's Speculative Materialism. Hodges, Aaron F. // CR: The New Centennial Review;Spring2009, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p87
A literary criticism is presented of the book "Radical Atheism: Derrida and the Time of Life," by Martin Hägglund. It examines how Hägglund outlines French philosopher Jacques Derrida's theory of deconstruction. How Hägglund uses deconstructive ontology of spacing to examine speculative...
- The Figure of Jerusalem: Jacques Derrida's "Specters of Marx." Wise, Christopher // Christianity & Literature;Autumn2004, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p73
Explores author Jacques Derrida's evocation of the Jerusalem figure by contrasting Jewish and Christian approaches to allegorical interpretation. Observation that Derrida's "Specters of Marx" advocates a figurative exegesis or an inherently didactic hermeneutics; Claims of Marxist critics that...
- The Desert in the Desert: Faith and the Aporias of Law and Knowledge in Derrida and The Sayings of the Desert Fathers. Branch, Lori // Journal of the American Academy of Religion;Dec2003, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p811
In this article I consider The Sayings of the Desert Fathers in light of deconstructive ethical theory. Jacques Derrida's critique of law in favor of undecidability, the uncertainty of chora or the "desert in the desert," and limitless responsibility helps us understand this perplexing work;...
- On Derrida and apartheid. Cilliers, Paul // South African Journal of Philosophy;Feb98, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p75
Analyzes the J. Derrida's criticism of his critics concerning his article `Racism's Last Word' which was centered on apartheid. Belief that Derrida treated his critics unfairly; Description of the problems involved in criticizing complex positions; Description of the positions that can be...
- GLAS: A SELECTION [279-91]. Derrida, Jacques // Clio;Summer82, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p339
A translated excerpt from the book "Glas," by Jacques Derrida, is presented.