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

By Jacques Derrida

In Archive Fever, Jacques Derrida deftly courses us via a longer meditation on remembrance, faith, time, and technology—fruitfully occasioned through a deconstructive research of the inspiration of archiving. Intrigued by means of the evocative courting among applied sciences of inscription and psychic tactics, Derrida deals for the 1st time a massive assertion at the pervasive impression of digital media, rather electronic mail, which threaten to remodel the total private and non-private area of humanity. Plying this wealthy fabric with attribute virtuosity, Derrida constructs a synergistic analyzing of files and archiving, either provocative and compelling.

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

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

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

"Translator Prenowitz has controlled valiantly to deliver into English a tricky yet inspiring textual content that is determined by Greek, German, and their translations into French."—Library Journal

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