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Saving the Text: Literature/Derrida/Philosophy Geoffrey H. Hartman

Saving the Text: Literature/Derrida/Philosophy

Geoffrey H. Hartman

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ISBN : 9780801824531
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216 pages
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Saving the Text cuts through Jacques Derridas complex blend of philosophy, commentary, and elaborate wordplay to ascertain his place in the history of criticism and the significance of Glas as a literary event. Distinguished critic and scholarMoreSaving the Text cuts through Jacques Derridas complex blend of philosophy, commentary, and elaborate wordplay to ascertain his place in the history of criticism and the significance of Glas as a literary event. Distinguished critic and scholar Geoffrey Hartman explores the usefulness of Derridas style of close reading for English and American scholarship and establishes its relevance to the division that has arisen between European and Anglo-American critical approaches.