Of Grammatology (Paperback)

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Of Grammatology By Jacques Derrida, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (Translator), Judith Butler (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Jacques Derrida, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (Translator), Judith Butler (Foreword by)
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The deconstruction bombshell that rocked the Anglophone world.

Jacques Derrida's revolutionary approach to phenomenology, psychoanalysis, structuralism, linguistics, and indeed the entire European tradition of philosophy--called deconstruction--changed the face of criticism. It provoked a questioning of philosophy, literature, and the human sciences that these disciplines would have previously considered improper. Forty years after Of Grammatology first appeared in English, Derrida still ignites controversy, thanks in part to Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak's careful translation, which attempted to capture the richness and complexity of the original.

This fortieth anniversary edition, where a mature Spivak retranslates with greater awareness of Derrida's legacy, also includes a new afterword by her which supplements her influential original preface. Judith Butler has added an introduction. All references in the work have been updated. One of contemporary criticism's most indispensable works, Of Grammatology is made even more accessible and usable by this new release.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781421419954
ISBN-10: 1421419955
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication Date: January 29th, 2016
Pages: 560
Language: English