By Juliet Fleming

“Cultural Graphology” may be the identify of a brand new human technology: this used to be Derrida’s hypothesis while, within the overdue Nineteen Sixties, he imagined a self-discipline that mixed psychoanalysis, deconstruction, and a dedication to the subject of writing. He by no means undertook the venture himself yet did go away short sketches of the way he inspiration cultural graphology may well continue. during this ebook, Juliet Fleming selections up the place Derrida left off. utilizing either his early and later notion, and the psychoanalytic texts to which it truly is addressed, to check the print tradition of early smooth England, she vastly unsettles a few key assumptions of ebook history.

Fleming exhibits that the one most crucial lesson to outlive from Derrida’s early paintings is that we don't be aware of what writing is. Channeling Derrida’s proposal into locations it has now not been obvious sooner than, she examines revealed blunders, areas, and embellishes (topics that experience hitherto been marginal to our money owed of print tradition) and excavates the long-forgotten analyzing perform of slicing published books. presenting radical deformations to the meanings of basic and it seems that easy phrases equivalent to “error,” “letter,” “surface,” and “cut,” Fleming opens up intriguing new pathways into our realizing of writing all told.

 

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