Of Grammatology

Of Grammatology, trans. Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (Baltimore, MD and London, UK: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1976).

Jacques Derrida’s revolutionary theories about deconstruction, phenomenology, psychoanalysis, and structuralism, first voiced in the 1960s, forever changed the face of European and American criticism. The ideas in De la grammatologie sparked lively debates in intellectual circles that included students of literature, philosophy, and the humanities, inspiring these students to ask questions of their disciplines that had previously been considered improper. Thirty years later, the immense influence of Derrida’s work is still igniting controversy‚Ķ

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