"One of the major works in the development of contemporary criticism and philosophy": First Edition of Jacques Derrida’s Of Grammatology; Signed by Him

  • Of Grammatology.

Of Grammatology.


Item Number: 33031

Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1974.

First edition in English of this foundational text in deconstructive criticism. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by Jacques Derrida on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Originally published in French as De La Grammatologie. Uncommon, especially signed.

Of Grammatology by French philosopher Jacques Derrida is one of the foundational text for deconstructive criticism. It is one of three books, the others being Speech and Phenomena and Writing and Difference, that Derrida published in 1967 and which established his reputation. It discusses writers such as Claude Lévi-Strauss, Ferdinand de Saussure, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Étienne Condillac, Louis Hjelmslev, Martin Heidegger, Edmund Husserl, Roman Jakobson, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, André Leroi-Gourhan, and William Warburton.

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