Jacques Derrida (1930-2004) was the most original and inspiring writer and philosopher of our time. In a series of distinctive essays that are at once self-contained and intricately linked, Royle explores the legacies of Derrida's thinking in the context of philosophy, language, globalisation, war, terrorism, justice, the democracy to come, poetry, literature, memory, mourning, the gift, friendship and dreams. Lucid, inventive and at times funny, Royle allows us to appreciate how much Derrida's work has altered the ways we read and think. Autobiography, children's literature, the Gothic and
Cover; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword; The Poet: Julius Caesar and the Democracy to Come; Not Now; Or Again, Meddling; Derrida's Event; Woo't; Jacques Derrida's Language (Bin Laden on the Telephone); Impossible Uncanniness: Deconstruction and Queer Theory; Forgetting Well; Last; Index of Works by Derrida; Index of Names
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