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Deconstructive Criticism: An Advanced Introduction
The ideal prelude to the study of deconstructive theory for the as-yet-uninitiated reader. Leitch uses in-depth analyses, surveys of historical background, and helpful overviews to address the questions posed by the major figures--Saussure, Lacan, Levi-Strauss, Heidegger, Derrida, Barthes Foucault--then penetrates and displays the subtle intricacies of their answers.
Paperback, 290 pages
Published December 22nd 1982 by Columbia University Press
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It’s 2 a.m. and Scotland Yard is wide awake. Someone has pulled off one of the most daring literary heists of all time, a brazen theft if ever there was one. It’s happened at the Archives of Poststructural Thought, 1966 Johns Hopkins Way. “Orders come down to round up all the nearby wandering crazies,” says Vincent Leitch. “Out of the paddy wagon and into the interrogation room come Barthes, de Man, Derrida, Heidegger, Husserl, Lacan, Levi-Strauss, Miller, Riddel, Saussure, and Spanos. And a bli ...more