H. C. for Life, That Is to Say...
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

H. C. for Life, That Is to Say... (Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics)

by
3.77 of 5 stars 3.77  ·  rating details  ·  13 ratings  ·  0 reviews
H. C. for Life, That Is to Say . . . is Derrida's literary critical recollection of his lifelong friendship with Hélène Cixous. The main figure that informs Derrida's reading here is that of "taking sides." While Hélène Cixous in her life and work takes the side of life, "for life," Derrida admits always feeling drawn to the side of death. Rather than being an obvious choi...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published May 24th 2006 by Stanford University Press
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about H. C. for Life, That Is to Say..., please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about H. C. for Life, That Is to Say...

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 38)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Ian Paganus
Ian Paganus marked it as to-read
May 22, 2014
Aaron Darrisaw
Aaron Darrisaw is currently reading it
Apr 23, 2014
Mark Fitzpatrick
Mark Fitzpatrick marked it as to-read
Mar 09, 2014
James Tierney
James Tierney marked it as to-read
Feb 17, 2014
Darren
Darren marked it as to-read
Dec 30, 2013
Najat
Najat marked it as to-read
Sep 09, 2013
Jamila
Jamila marked it as to-read
Jun 03, 2013
Stephanie
Stephanie marked it as to-read
Mar 21, 2013
Diane
Diane added it
Feb 20, 2013
Lt
Lt marked it as to-read
Jan 19, 2013
abcdefg
abcdefg marked it as to-read
Nov 01, 2012
Melanie
Melanie is currently reading it
Oct 21, 2012
Jennifer
Jennifer is currently reading it
Oct 01, 2012
Brandon Greter
Brandon Greter marked it as to-read
Jun 24, 2012
Sara Kingsley
Sara Kingsley marked it as to-read
May 19, 2012
Eric Herod
Eric Herod marked it as to-read
May 13, 2012
Brian
Brian is currently reading it
Dec 29, 2011
Laila (AKA LunaBelle)
Laila (AKA LunaBelle) marked it as to-read
Jul 01, 2012
Anna
Anna is currently reading it
Aug 08, 2011
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
4132
Jacques Derrida (1930-2004) was the founder of “deconstruction,” a way of criticizing not only both literary and philosophical texts but also political institutions. Although Derrida at times expressed regret concerning the fate of the word “deconstruction,” its popularity indicates the wide-ranging influence of his thought, in philosophy, in literary criticism and theory, in art and, in particula...more
More about Jacques Derrida...
Writing and Difference Of Grammatology Specters of Marx Margins of Philosophy Dissemination

Share This Book