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“For the Creation Waits with Eager Longing for the Revelation”: From the Deconstruction of Metaphysics to the Deconstruction of Christianity in Derrida

Leonard Lawlor

in The Implications of Immanence: Toward a New Concept of Life

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226535
eISBN:
9780823235742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226535.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter proposes that in Memoirs of the Blind, Derrida is engaged in a deconstruction of Christianity. The deconstruction takes place through the self-portrait, which is ... More


“On the Very Brink of Vacancy“: Things Unbeseen

Mary Jacobus

in Romantic Things: A Tree, a Rock, a Cloud

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226390666
eISBN:
9780226390680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226390680.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The obscure meaning of “vacancy” in Wordsworth’s drama is explored in this chapter, where the word takes on metaphysical significance. In another of Wordsworth’s works, Home at Grasmere, vacancy ... More


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