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On Deconstruction

by Jonathan Culler

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7481473M
ISBN 10041504555X
ISBN 109780415045551

  Deconstruction is having a moment. There are podcasts and books galore about the process of deconstructing (usually damaging or negative) religious belief. Take one step back from deconstruction and you have the phenomenon of doubt in modern Christian writing. At some point in the last ten years, doubt began to be the prerequisite for an [ ]. Bret Easton Ellis's novel The Rules of Attraction could arguably be described as a deconstruction of Wacky Fratboy Hijinx-style books and films, using the female character Lauren to show the casual sexism and objectification of women commonplace in the genre, the character of Paul to similarly show how homosexuality is so feared by the genre's archetypal characters, the results of massive consumption .

Theory and Criticism after Structuralism. On Deconstruction. DOI link for On Deconstruction. On Deconstruction book. Theory and Criticism after Structuralism. By Jonathan Culler. Edition 2nd Edition. First Published eBook Published 15 February Pub. location London. Imprint Routledge. Derrida and Deconstruction “With the word with, then, begins this text. Whose first line tells the truth.” (Francis Ponge) “The Text” In its most conventional and historical sense the word “text” means: The actual words of a book, or poem, etc., either in their.

  Question: "Deconstructionism - is it a valid way to interpret the Bible?" Answer: Deconstructionism is basically a theory of textual criticism or interpretation that denies there is any single correct meaning or interpretation of a passage or text. At the heart of the deconstructionist theory of interpretation are two primary ideas. Culler's book is an indispensable guide for anyone interested in understanding modern critical thought. This edition marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the first publication of this landmark work and includes a new preface by the author that surveys deconstruction's history since the s and assesses its place within cultural theory today.


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On Deconstruction is both an authoritative synthesis of Derrida's thought and an analysis of the often-problematic relation between his philosophical writings and the work of literary critics. Culler's book is an indispensable guide for anyone interested in understanding modern critical by: The book's main aim seems to be a survey of the many aspects of deconstruction, although Culler often offers his own corrections and elucidations.

This is On Deconstruction book handbook that covers the main bases: On Deconstruction book, This is a magisterial work/5. On Deconstruction book. Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. With an emphasis on readers and reading, Jonathan Culler consider /5(12).

On Deconstruction is both an authoritative synthesis of Derrida's thought and an analysis of the often-problematic relation between his philosophical writings and the work of literary critics. Culler's book is an indispensable guide for anyone interested in understanding modern critical thought.

On Deconstruction is both an authoritative synthesis of Derrida's thought and an analysis of the often-problematic relationship between his philosophical writings and the work of literary critics.

Culler's book is an indispensable guide for anyone interested in Cited by: In general, deconstruction is a philosophy of meaning, which deals with the ways that meaning is constructed by writers, texts, and readers.

Extending the philosophical excursions of Nietzsche and Heidegger, Derrida criticized the entire tradition of Western philosophy's search to discover the essential structure of knowledge and reality, ultimately confronting the limits of human thought.

Book Condition: Used-Good: This book is in good condition, with minor wear. It contains a previous owner's signature or inscription but is otherwise unmarked. It contains a previous owner's signature or inscription but is otherwise by: Deconstruction is an apparent revolution against all the literary theories before itself which vouch for a unity in the literary texts.

It seeks to find the differences, contradictions, paradoxes, ambiguity and disintegration (in short, loopholes) in the text. Deconstructed Books Lesson Plan. There's more to "deconstructing" a book than just altering the pages. In this project, deconstructing means changing the object from a book to a sculpture.

With an emphasis on readers and reading, the author considers deconstruction in terms of the questions raised by psychoanalytic, feminist, and reader-response criticism. As a result, this book is /5(2). In the United States in the s and ’80s, deconstruction played a major role in the animation and transformation of literary studies by literary theory (often referred to simply as “theory”), which was concerned with questions about the nature of language, the production of meaning, and the relationship between literature and the numerous discourses that structure human experience and its histories.

On Deconstruction is both an authoritative synthesis of Derrida's thought and an analysis of the often-problematic relation between his philosophical writings and the work of literary critics. Culler's book is an indispensable guide for anyone interested in understanding modern critical : Cornell University Press.

On Deconstruction is both an authoritative synthesis of Derrida's thought and an analysis of the often-problematic relation between his philosophical writings and the work of literary critics.

Culler's book is an indispensable guide for anyone interested in understanding modern critical thought/5(). With an emphasis on readers and reading, the author considers deconstruction in terms of the questions raised by psychoanalytic, feminist, and reader-response criticism.

As a result, this book is both an authoritative synthesis of Derrida's thought and an analysis of the often-problematic relation between his philosophical writings and the work Pages: Selected Books on deconstruction and Jacques Derrida-: Deconstruction and Seabury Press, New York, Affranchissement du transfert et de la ue autour de La carte postale de a ( Avril l98l).

Paris, Confrontation, l ACCAME, L.: La deconstruzione e. Deconstruction is actually a way of reading any text and thereby exposing the instability of meaning which the text tries to cover up. Deconstruction involves the close reading of texts in order to demonstrate that any given text has irreconcilably contradictory meanings, rather than being a unified, logical whole.

As J. Hillis Miller, the preeminent American deconstructionist, has explained in an essay entitled Stevens’ Rock and Criticism as Cure (), “Deconstruction. Deconstruction is first and foremost an attempt to show how a text – any text – constantly opens itself up to reading and re-reading.

That is to say, the text allows itself to be interpreted according to different contexts or understandings. Jonathan Culler's 'On Deconstruction' is a remarkably lucid analysis of the theory and practice of deconstruction.

Not only does Culler introduce the whole concept of deconstruction step by step for beginners, but also analyzes the most complex aspects of Derrida and De Mann's work for the more knowledgeable by: Books showing deconstruction in action or defining it more completely include Différance, Speech and Phenomena, and Writing and Difference.

According to Derrida and taking inspiration from the work of Ferdinand de Saussure, [15] language as a system of signs and words only has meaning because of the contrast between these signs. Deconstructing Deconstruction - The term “Deconstruction” was first employed in the philosophical sense by Jacques Derrida in his book Of Grammatology.

As such, the concept and movement of Deconstruction was founded solely by Derrida, without much influence from contemporary sources.To the Editors: John R. Searle’s review of Jonathan Culler’s On Deconstruction [NYR, October 27] looks like a critical but unbiased examination of deconstructive theory.

One need only read it carefully to discover that appearances are, in this case at least, almost perfectly deceiving. Early in his review (p.

74) Searle wonders if Derrida and [ ].Deconstruction The following entry discusses deconstruction theory as a method of critical analysis of philosophical and literary texts.

Deconstruction is a literary criticism movement originated.