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- DescriptionThis volume of conversation t only provides a succinct philosophical biography that highlights the wide range of Attridges interests. It likewise foregrounds his energetic engagements with literary theory, poetics, and stylistics, as well as his reassessments of contemporary philosophy and literary ideas, specifically those pertaining to the work Jacques Derrida, James Joyce, and J. M. Coetzee. Readers will find in this book a wonderful balancing act as Attridge negotiates the dynamics between the orthodoxies of critical practice and the strategic interventions of deconstructive reading. This book, with an appendix of a chrological listing of Attridges publications, is an accessible and provocative introduction to the ideas of one of the most brilliant critical voices and generous presences in literary studies in the Anglophone world.
- Author BiographyDerek Attridge is Professor of English in the Department of English and Related Literature at the University of York. He has taught at the universities of Oxford, Strathclyde and Rutgers, and has held visiting positions in Italy, France and Australia, and fellowships in Italy, the UK, the US, and South Africa. He is the author/ editor of over 20 books, and serves on eighteen editorial boards. Jonathan Y. Bayot is Associate Professor of Literature at De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines, and general editor of the Critical Voices series. Francisco Roman Guevara (deceased) was Assistant Professorial Lecturer of Literature at De La Salle University.
- Author(s)Derek Attridge
- PublisherSussex Academic Press
- Date of Publication01/05/2015
- SubjectLiterary Criticism
- Place of PublicationBrighton
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintSussex Academic Press
- Weight160 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine8 mm
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