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Deconstruction After All: Reflections & Conversations by Christopher Norris

Deconstruction After All: Reflections & Conversations by Christopher Norris (Paperback)

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This collection of interviews, reflections, and creative criticism presents Christopher Norris's vigorous polemics with Hayden White, Michel Foucault, Jean Baudrillard, Jean-Francois Lyotard, Thomas Kuhn, Emmanuel Levinas, Pierre Bourdieu, Richard Rorty, and Stanley Fish. Alongside Norris's uncompromising critiques there emerge passages of close and careful reading of Jacques Derrida's texts, as he cites and reiterates Derrida's philosophical contexts in the works of Immanuel Kant, Gaston Bachelard, and Georges Canguilhem, and in the current discursive fields of epistemology and philosophy of science. The book also offers a coda of essays on Frank Kermode, Terry Eagleton, and Terence Hawkes. This collection, prefaced with the author's own academic memoir, provides an accessible and provocative introduction to Norris's critical thought, and highlights the wide range of his interests and philosophical engagements.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary theoryPhilosophy, Psychology & Social Sciences Publisher: Sussex Academic Press Publication Date: 01/10/2015 ISBN-13: 9781845197735  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Christopher Norris is Distinguished Research Professor of Philosophy at Cardiff University, Wales and the author of many books about literary theory, philosophy of language, epistemology, and music, with a particular interest in deconstruction. His The Cardinals Dog and Other Poems (2nd edn) is co-published by the De La Salle University Publishing House. David Jonathan Y. Bayot is Associate Professor of Literature at De La Salle University in Manila, Philippines. He is general editor of the Critics in Conversation series (DLSU Publishing), and also of the Critical Voices series published by Sussex Academic Press.

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