Posts by Simon Jones

CULTURAL STUDIES: Derrida underided

“Jacques Derrida – positively deconstructed” Until his death [in November 2004], Jacques Derrida’s name had probably appeared in more lecture notes, articles and academic conversations than that of any other living thinker. Long regarded as the patron saint of postmodernism, the French theorist made an impact that extended out of the Academe and into wider cultural…

LITERARY STUDIES: Jacques Derrida – positively deconstructed

Until his death [in November 2004], Jacques Derrida’s name had probably appeared in more lecture notes, articles and academic conversations than that of any other living thinker.  Long regarded as the patron saint of postmodernism, the French theorist made an impact that extended out of the Academe and into wider cultural life. This applied to…