FREN 6410

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Although questions about literature will run through this course, we will study a range of classic Derrida texts, some quite tangential to literature, and participants may write their final papers on topics in Derrida's work not covered in class. Works discussed include Of Grammatology,  Given Time, "Difference," "Structure, Sign and Play in the Discourse of the Human Sciences," "Signature, Event, Context," "The Factor of Truth,"  "The Animal That Therefore I Am," and  "That Strange Institution Called Literature." Speakers from outside Cornell will be invited to come lecture on Derrida, creating a parallel lecture series. In December we will hold a mini-conference, open to the public, in which students may make short presentations of their work. 

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  •   Combined with: COML 6410ENGL 6240

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17416FREN 6410  SEM 101