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To Follow: The Wake of Jacques Derrida

Peggy Kamuf

Abstract

This book collects ten years of Peggy Kamuf's writing on the work and friendship of Jacques Derrida. The majority of the chapters discuss a key aspect of Derrida's thought, either from a single work or across several texts. Kamuf engages with a broad array of his work, from the 1960s to the posthumous publication of his teaching seminars, and also considers press interviews and their collaboration on a film. These close readings are punctuated by brief recollections from their long friendship. The chapters trace a reflection that undergoes the sudden event of Derrida's death. Rather than take ... More

Keywords: Derrida's teaching, press interviews, film collaboration, mourning, friendship

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780748641543
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641543.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Peggy Kamuf, author