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Not Half No EndMilitantly Melancholic Essays in Memory of Jacques Derrida$
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Geoffrey Bennington

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780748639854

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639854.001.0001

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Derrida's ‘Eighteenth Century’

Derrida's ‘Eighteenth Century’

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(p.100) Derrida's ‘Eighteenth Century’
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Not Half No End
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Geoffrey Bennington

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639854.003.0008

This chapter discusses the concept of ‘scare-quotes’. It studies the function of ‘scare-quotes’ for suspending a potentially problematic term or concept. It then looks at Derrida's use of words that are already in quotation marks, and how these quotation marks can affect Derrida's Eighteenth Century.

Keywords:   scare-quotes, Eighteenth Century, quotation marks, problematic term

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