John Sturrock, 31 March 1988
Show More The Tain of the Mirror: Derrida and the Philosophy of Reflection by Rodolphe Gasché.
Harvard, 348 pp., £19.95, December 1986, 0 674 86700 9Show More
Derrida by Christopher Norris.
Fontana, 271 pp., £4.95, November 1987, 0 00 686057 5Show More
The Truth in Painting by Jacques Derrida, translated by Geoff Bennington and Ian McLeod.
Chicago, 386 pp., £39.95, October 1987, 0 226 14323 6Show More
The Postcard: From Socrates to Freud and Beyond by Jacques Derrida, translated by Alan Bass.
Chicago, 521 pp., £36.75, August 1987, 0 226 14320 1Show More
The Archaeology of the Frivolous: Reading Condillac by Jacques Derrida, translated by John Leavey.
Nebraska, 143 pp., $7.95, June 1987, 0 8032 6571 9Show More
“... Bait them and the Derrideans certainly rise. When the English version of Derrida’s Glas appeared last year in the United States*, I wrote a griping review of it, to regret mainly that a philosopher as brilliantly fresh and radical as Derrida should want to publish something so mannered and so hard to follow. Some of the North American faithful objected to this review, and one, a professor of philosophy in Scranton, wrote a letter warning that I had failed not just Derrida but our whole benighted community ...”