Monolingualism of the Other Or The Prosthesis of Origin

" This book intertwines theoretical reflection with historical and cultural particularity to enunciate, then analyze this conundrum in terms of the distinguished author's own relationship to the French language.

Monolingualism of the Other  Or  The Prosthesis of Origin

Monolingualism of the Other Or The Prosthesis of Origin

" I have but one language?yet that language is not mine." This book intertwines theoretical reflection with historical and cultural particularity to enunciate, then analyze this conundrum in terms of the distinguished author's own relationship to the French language. Its argument touches on several issues relevant to the current debates on multiculturalism.

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Monolingualism of the Other, Or, The Prosthesis of Origin
Language: en
Pages: 93
Authors: Jacques Derrida
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Stanford University Press

" I have but one language?yet that language is not mine." This book intertwines theoretical reflection with historical and cultural particularity to enunciate, then analyze this conundrum in terms of the distinguished author's own relationship to the French language. Its argument touches on several issues relevant to the current debates
The Uncanny
Language: en
Pages: 340
Authors: Nicholas Royle
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

This is the first book-length study of the uncanny, an important concept for contemporary thinking and debate across a range of disciplines and discourses, including literature, film, architecture, cultural studies, philosophy, psychoanalysis, and queer theory. Much of this importance can be traced back to Freud's essay of 1919, "The uncanny,"
Transnational Spaces and Identities in the Francophone World
Language: en
Pages: 460
Authors: Hafid Gafa ti, Patricia M. E. Lorcin, David G. Troyansky
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-07 - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

The dissolution of the French Empire and the ensuing rush of immigration have led to the formation of diasporas and immigrant cultures that have transformed French society and the immigrants themselves. Transnational Spaces and Identities in the Francophone World examines the impact of this postcolonial immigration on identity in France
Not Like a Native Speaker
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Rey Chow
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-23 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Although the era of European colonialism has long passed, misgivings about the inequality of the encounters between European and non-European languages persist in many parts of the postcolonial world. This unfinished state of affairs, this lingering historical experience of being caught among unequal languages, is the subject of Rey Chow's
Thought-images
Language: en
Pages: 233
Authors: Gerhard Richter
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Stanford University Press

In this book, Gerhard Richter explores the aesthetic and political ramifications of the literary genre of the Denkbild, or thought-image, as it was employed by four major German-Jewish writers and philosophers of the first half of the twentieth century: Theodor W. Adorno, Walter Benjamin, Ernst Bloch, and Siegfried Kracauer. The

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