Acta Structuralica

international journal for structuralist research

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Hartman and Derrida

Jonathan Culler(Cornell University)

pp. 271-277


The echoes of quarrels about deconstruction in literary criticism have now reached the pages of popular news weeklies, and many bemused readers must wonder what all the fuss is about. When Newsweek features arch-deconstructor Jacques Derrida in a film star's pose, with open-necked shirt and French raincoat, and when Geoffrey Hartman, our leading interpreter of Wordsworth, devotes a book, Saving the Text, 1 to Derrida's book Glas, this cultural phenomenon requires explanation.

Publication details

Published in:

Rajnath A (1989). Deconstruction: a critique, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke.

Pages: 271-277

DOI: 10.1007/978-1-349-10335-5_14

Full citation:

Culler Jonathan (1989). Hartman and Derrida, in A. Rajnath (ed.), Deconstruction, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 271-277.