Copy, Archive, Signature: A Conversation on Photography
This book makes available for the first time in Englishand for the first time in its entirety in any languagean important yet little-known interview on the topic of photography that Jacques Derrida granted in 1992 to the German theorist of photography Hubertus von Amelunxen and the German literary and media theorist Michael Wetzel. Their conversation addresses, among oth...more
Paperback, 112 pages
Published July 13th 2010 by Stanford University Press
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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...moreMore about Jacques Derrida...