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Memoirs of the blind : the self-portrait and other ruins

Author: Jacques Derrida; Musée du Louvre.
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An exploration of issues of vision, blindness, self-representation, and their relation to drawing, which offers detailed readings of a collection of images from the prints and drawings department of the Louvre. The works under consideration depict blindness--fictional, historical, and biblical.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jacques Derrida; Musée du Louvre.
ISBN: 0226143074 9780226143071 0226143082 9780226143088
OCLC Number: 26588310
Notes: French ed. originally published on the occasion of an exhibition held at the Louvre Museum, Paris, Oct. 26, 1990-Jan. 21, 1991.
Description: x, 141 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: Table of contents for Memoirs of the blind : the self-portrait and other ruins / Jacques Derrida ; translated by Pascale-Anne Brault and Michael Naas. --
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Translators' Preface --
Memoirs of the Blind: The Self-Portrait and Other Ruins --
List of Illustrations --
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Drawing Philosophy, Visual perception, Blind in art, Aesthetics.
Other Titles: Mémoires d'aveugle.
Responsibility: Jacques Derrida ; translated by Pascale-Anne Brault and Michael Naas.
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