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    Fanon's Lexical Intervention: Writing Blackness in Black Skin, White Masks.Doyle Calhoun - 2020 - Paragraph 43 (2):159-178.
    This essay provides a subtly new reading of Frantz Fanon's Peau noire, masques blancs through a re-examination of one of its key terms: noirceur, or ‘blackness’. Whi...
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    ‘(S)Extremism’: Imagining Violent Women in the Twenty-First Century with Navine G. Khan-Dossos and Julia Kristeva.Lisa Downing - 2020 - Paragraph 43 (2):212-229.
    The neologism ‘extremism’ indicates a nexus of ideas intrinsic to the way in which contemporary culture imagines the figure of the violent woman. First, it identifies the sexism visible in react...
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    Perec in the Pléiade.Mairéad Hanrahan - 2020 - Paragraph 43 (2):230-239.
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    Intuition and Excess: Mona Hatoum's Measures of Distance and the Saturated Phenomenon.Gabrielle A. Hezekiah - 2020 - Paragraph 43 (2):197-211.
    This article argues that Mona Hatoum's video Measures of Distance presents us with an example of Jean-Luc Marion's saturated phenomenon. Partial and deeply textured images of Hatoum's mother have p...
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    The Law or the Demos? Derrida and Rancière on the Paradox of Democracy.Jen Hui Bon Hoa - 2020 - Paragraph 43 (2):179-196.
    Jacques Rancière's theory of democracy shares a great deal with Derrida's. Both view democracy as founded on paradox, define it as the irruption of alterity and, most notably, explain the disjuncti...
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    Mallarmé’s Digital Demon.Nikolaj Lübecker - 2020 - Paragraph 43 (2):140-158.
    How do Mallarmé’s writings speak to the present? To answer this question, this article establishes a dialogue between one of Mallarmé’s early prose poems, ‘Le Démon de l'analogie’, and texts by the...
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    What is a Literary Image?Samuel Weber - 2020 - Paragraph 43 (2):125-139.
    What is the relation between ‘seeing’ and ‘reading’, especially where literary texts are concerned? This essay explores the question by recalling the author's experience with radio plays in the 195...
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    Imagining the Emergence of the Human: Reflections on Chris Johnson's Late Work.Terence Cave - 2020 - Paragraph 43 (1):45-57.
    This paper offers a series of commentaries and reflections on certain of Christopher Johnson's lines of argument as perceived from the perspective of cognitive studies, with particular reference to...
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    Introduction: Chris Johnson in His Writing.Nicholas Harrison - 2020 - Paragraph 43 (1):1-9.
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    ‘The Prey or the Shadow’: Klossowski, Kierkegaard, Desire.Leslie Hill - 2020 - Paragraph 43 (1):58-70.
    During the late 1930s, towards the beginning of a long and colourful career as a translator, writer, novelist and painter, Pierre Klossowski proved an attentive reader of the work of th...
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    ‘Give Us Back Our Eleven Days’: Brexit or Breaksit?Marian Hobson - 2020 - Paragraph 43 (1):71-83.
    A major adjustment to the British calendar occurred in 1752. This was the passage from the Julian calendar to the Gregorian, inaugurated in the sixteenth century by command of Pope Gregory XIII in...
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    Translating Mouvement, Translating Movement.Michael Holland - 2020 - Paragraph 43 (1):84-97.
    A particular problem arises for the translator when a word has no equivalent in the target language, because what it refers to is something that the speakers of that language simply do not think. T...
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    Leroi-Gourhan and the Field of Ethnology.Christopher Johnson - 2020 - Paragraph 43 (1):10-44.
    The work of French ethnologist and prehistorian André Leroi-Gourhan represents an important episode in twentieth-century intellectual history. This essay follows the development of Leroi-...
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    Chris Johnson's Writing Lesson.Peggy Kamuf - 2020 - Paragraph 43 (1):114-121.
    This essay traces the insistent and repeated attention Christopher Johnson pays to the episode in Tristes tropiques that Lévi-Strauss calls ‘The Writing Lesson’ and that Derrida reads as a parable...
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    On (Not) Translating Lacan: Barbara Cassin's Sophistico-Analytical Performances.Michael Syrotinski - 2020 - Paragraph 43 (1):98-113.
    Barbara Cassin's Jacques the Sophist: Lacan, Logos, and Psychoanalysis, recently translated into English, constitutes an important rereading of Lacan, and a sustained commentary not only on his int...
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