"This collection of essays on Jacques Derrida spans nearly thirty years of critical thinking about Derrida's work. The articles selected here have never previously been collected, yet they are significant contributions that illuminate difficult and important aspects of Derrida's writings. While not seeking to be comprehensive, the volume ranges over the entirety of Derrida's published output and addresses a number of crucial topics, including literature, iterability, the signature, time, alterity, Judaism, metaphor and death. Reprinted here in chronological order of first publication, the essays are complemented by an introduction by Ian Maclachlan which discusses the significance of Derrida's work for our critical thinking."--Provided by publisher.
Formatted Contents Note
chapter 1 Introduction: Deconstruction, Critical Thought, Literature / Ian Maclachlan chapter 2 'Literature'/Literature / Alan Bass chapter 3 Household Words: Alterity, the Unconscious and the Text / Ann Wordsworth chapter 4 Skepticism and Deconstruction / A.J. Cascardi chapter 5 Un dialogue de sourds? Some Implications of the Austin-Searle-Derrida Debate / Ian Maclean chapter 6 Autobiography and the Case of the Signature: Reading Derrida's Glas / Jane Marie Todd chapter 7 Metaphorics and Metaphysics: Derrida's Analysis of Aristotle / Irene E. Harvey chapter 8 Time after Time: Temporality, Temporalization / Timothy Clark chapter 9 Circumcising Confession: Derrida, Autobiography, Judaism / Jill Robbins chapter 10 Memento Mori / Robert Smith.