TITLE

Cryptomimesis

AUTHOR(S)
Castricano, Jodey
PUB. DATE
April 2000
SOURCE
Gothic Studies;Apr2000, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the relationship between writing and death as implicated in the intersection between Jacques Derrida's writing practice and the Gothic. Use of Gothic to understand the uncanniness of Derrida's concern with inheritance, revenance and haunting; Definition of cryptomimesis; Significance of Derrida's view of deconstruction and its relations to a certain spirit of Marxism.
ACCESSION #
3613525

 

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