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To Follow: The Wake of Jacques Derrida

Peggy Kamuf


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


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Peggy Kamuf, author