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Cultural graphology : writing after Derrida

Author: Juliet Fleming
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2016.
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Cultural Graphology" could be the name of a new human science: this was Derrida's speculation when, in the late 1960s, he imagined a discipline that combined psychoanalysis, deconstruction, and a commitment to the topic of writing. He never undertook the project himself, but he did leave two brief sketches of how he thought cultural graphology might proceed. In this book, Juliet Fleming picks up where Derrida left  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fleming, Juliet.
Cultural graphology.
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2016
(DLC) 2016001194
(OCoLC)934938960
Named Person: Jacques Derrida; Jacques Derrida
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Juliet Fleming
ISBN: 9780226390567 022639056X
OCLC Number: 957590765
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction: from grammatology to cultural graphology --
The psychopathology of writing --
Type ornament --
Sign tailoring --
Psychoanalytic graphology.
Responsibility: Juliet Fleming.

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Cultural Graphology" could be the name of a new human science: this was Derrida's speculation when, in the late 1960s, he imagined a discipline that combined psychoanalysis, deconstruction, and a commitment to the topic of writing. He never undertook the project himself, but he did leave two brief sketches of how he thought cultural graphology might proceed. In this book, Juliet Fleming picks up where Derrida left off. Using his early thought and the psychoanalytic texts to which it is addressed to examine the print culture of early modern England, she drastically unsettles our knowledge of the key vehicle of modern writing: the book. Fleming shows that the single most important lesson to survive from Derrida's early work is that we do not know what writing is. Channeling Derrida's thought into places it has not been seen before, she takes on topics such as errors, spaces, and print ornaments that have hitherto been marginal to our accounts of print culture and excavates the long-forgotten reading practice of cutting printed books. Proposing radical deformations to the meanings of fundamental and apparently simple terms such as "error," "letter," "surface," and "cut," Fleming opens up exciting new pathways into our understanding of the book as a material and cultural object.

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Fleming extends and fulfills Derrida s vision of a quasi-totalizing science of writing. Moving from grammatology to graphology, she shows how <i>trace</i>, <i>mark</i>, <i>supplement</i>, Read more...

 
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