Deconstruction Reading Politics by Martin McQuillan

Deconstruction Reading Politics

byMartin McQuillan

Hardcover | December 14, 2007

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What happens when deconstruction reads politics? This collection of essays by some of Derrida's most significant readers thinks through deconstruction's relation to politics by explicating the text of Derrida in relation to political examples. Neither 'deconstruction' nor 'reading' nor 'politics' is left untouched in the encounters explored by the contributors to this volume. This book dispels any notion of the separation of deconstruction from the everyday and demonstrates the importance of deconstructive thought for the political.

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MARTIN MCQUILLAN is Professor of Cultural Theory and Analysis at the University of Leeds, UK. His recent publications include Textual Activism: deconstruction after 9/11 and The Politics of Deconstruction: Jacques Derrida and the Other of Philosophy.
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Title:Deconstruction Reading PoliticsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.02 inPublished:December 14, 2007Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230536956

ISBN - 13:9780230536951

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements * Note on Contributors * Epigraph: Deconstruction Reading Politics--J. Higgins * Introduction: "Three Colours"--M. McQuillan * Eternity and a Day, or, an "endless foreword": Tout dire--J. Wolfreys * The First Time Somewhere Twice: Antonomasia on (the) Pain of Extinction--J. Leavey Jr. * Deconstruction not reading politics--T. Docherty * Night Writing--N. Royle * Will Literary Study Survive the Globalization of the University and the New Regime of Telecommunications?--J. Hillis Miller * Democracy's Fiction: Everything, Anything, and Nothing at All--P. Kamuf * The Injustice of Truth: Notes Toward a Feminist Politics--D. Elam * Unpacking Homi Bhabha's Library: The Postcolonial Archive--E. Byrne * Badiou and Deconstruction: The Politics of Reading Beckett--A. Gibson * Raymond Williams and Deconstruction--J. Higgins * À propos of Marx, Attribute to Derrida: A Note on a Note in Margins of Philosophy--W. Maley * Homoeconopoeisis II: Presents, Technology, Enjoyment--F. Botting and S. Wilson * Notes * Index