Archive Fever: A Freudian Impression (Religion and by Jacques Derrida

By Jacques Derrida

In Archive Fever, Jacques Derrida deftly publications us via a longer meditation on remembrance, faith, time, and technology—fruitfully occasioned via a deconstructive research of the inspiration of archiving. Intrigued by way of the evocative courting among applied sciences of inscription and psychic procedures, Derrida deals for the 1st time a big assertion at the pervasive effect of digital media, relatively e mail, which threaten to rework the complete private and non-private area of humanity. Plying this wealthy fabric with attribute virtuosity, Derrida constructs a synergistic analyzing of records and archiving, either provocative and compelling.

"Judaic mythos, Freudian psychoanalysis, and electronic mail all get fused into one other staggeringly dense, terrific slab of scholarship and suggestion."—The Guardian

"[Derrida] convincingly argues that, even though the archive is a public entity, it however is the repository of the non-public and private, together with even intimate details."—Choice

"Beautifully written and clear."—Jeremy Barris, Philosophy in Review

"Translator Prenowitz has controlled valiantly to convey into English a tough yet inspiring textual content that is dependent upon Greek, German, and their translations into French."—Library Journal

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