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Insister of Jacques Derrida

Hélène Cixous
Translated by Peggy Kamuf


'Exciting, passionate writing … A refusal to mourn her very close friend Derrida's death, it begins with a telling of a dream in which Derrida and Cixous feature as footballing mice.'

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I. Insister: How to Translate That?
II. The Flying Manuscript
III. The Infinite Tastes of Dreams
IV. It's My Fault
Postscript: From Life
Description of the Original Manuscript of Veils.

About the Author

Hélène Cixous is Director of the Centre d'Études Féminines at Université Paris VIII, Emerita. one of the foremost intellectuals and creative writers in France and a major figure in the emergence and global spread of postmodern literary theory, late-20th-century Continental Thought and Women's Studies. She is the author of more than 40 novels, 14 plays and 15 volumes of theory and essays. Her work has been translated into more than 20 languages, including Japanese, Korean, Hindi and Urdu.

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