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Resounding Glas

Paragraph Volume 39, Issue 2

Edited by Mairéad Hanrahan, Martin McQuillan, Simon Morgan Wortham

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One of Derrida’s most complex, intriguing and challenging texts, Glas is a work of resounding importance for literature, for philosophy, for literature, and for the relationship between the two. This collection of essays, featuring leading scholars in the field, seeks to trace its resonance four decades after its publication.

Contents

Resounding Glas
Mairéad Hanrahan, Martin McQuillan and Simon Morgan Wortham


On First Looking Into Derrida’s Glas
J. Hillis Miller


Fleeced
Simon Morgan Wortham


Double Signature
Mairéad Hanrahan


From Deconstruction to Disaster (Derrida, Blanchot, Hegel)
Leslie Hill


Does Antigone stand or fall in relation to Hegel’s master-slave dialectic? A Response to Derrida’s Glas
Tina Chanter


Clarity and Doubt: Derrida Among the Palestinians
Martin McQuillan


Philosophy in Erection
Catherine Malabou


Notes Towards a Discussion of Method and Metaphor in Glas
Geoffrey Bennington

Notes on Contributors

About the Author

Mairéad Hanrahan is Professor of French at University College London. She is Editor of the journal Paragraph.

Martin McQuillan is Professor of Literary Theory and Cultural Analysis at the London Graduate School and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Kingston University, London. His recent publications include Deconstruction After 9/11(London: Routledge, 2008) and Roland Barthes, or, The Profession of Cultural Studies (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010).

Simon Morgan Wortham is Professor of English and Pro Vice Chancellor Dean, Arts and Social Sciences, Kingston University.

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