Jacques Derrida (1930-2004) papers


Jacques Derrida (1930-2004) papers


The collection contains all the correspondence received by Jacques Derrida and some duplicates of letters he himself wrote. There is also copies (with some original elements) of most of the courses and seminars given by Jacques Derrida before 1995, as well as the originals of the seminars from 1995 to 2003. The archives also include the texts of articles, essays, conferences, interviews speeches, prefaces and notebooks. A biographical file, a large number of photographs, and press kits allow a researcher to trace the life and work of Jacques Derrida. A set consisting of many texts received in the course of his duties also reflects the reputation of Jacques Derrida. The collection includes important audiovisual material as well. A Jacques Derrida collection consisting of the originals of the manuscripts of the published work, the originals of the seminars given up to 1995 and additional documentation is deposited at the University of Irvine, California, United States.

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Derrida, Jacques, 1930-2004

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Jacques Derrida was born in El-Biar, Algeria on July 15, 1930. He spent his childhood attending primary schools in El-Biar and Algiers until the beginning of Pétainisation within the Algerian school system in 1940, at which point Derrida and other Jewish students began to experience forms of anti-Semitism in the classroom; by 1942 he was barred completely from attending class at the Lycée Ben Aknoum. Although the Germans never occupied Algeria, Derrida was not allowed to return to ...