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Chronicle of Separation: On Deconstruction's Disillusioned Love

Michal Ben-Naftali


A unique feminist approach to the legacy of Jacques Derrida, this book provides a series of disparate readings, genres, and themes, offering a powerful reflection of love in—and as—deconstruction. Looking especially at relationships between women, the book provides a wide-ranging investigation of interpersonal relationships: the love of a teacher, the anxiety-ridden bond between a mother and daughter as manifested in anorexia, passion between two women, love after separation and in mourning, and the tension between one's self and the internalized other. Traversing each of these investigations, ... More

Keywords: Jacques Derrida, deconstruction, women, interpersonal relationships, mother, daughter, teacher, Lillian Hellman, Book of Ruth, poetry

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780823265794
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: January 2016 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823265794.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michal Ben-Naftali, author
The French for the publishing house Hakibbutz Hameuchad