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The Fate of the Self

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Much recent critical theory has dismissed or failed to take seriously the question of the self. French theorists - such as Derrida, Barthes, Benveniste, Foucault, Lacan, and Levi-Strauss - have in various ways proclaimed the death of the subject, often turning to German intellectual tradition to authorize their views. Stanley Corngold's heralded book, The Fate of the Self, ...more
Hardcover, 279 pages
Published February 18th 1986 by Columbia University Press
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Stanley Corngold is a professor emeritus of German and comparative literature at Princeton University and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His highly acclaimed translations include Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis and Kafka's Selected Stories. He lives in Princeton, New Jersey.
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