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Write, He Wrote

Geoffrey Bennington

in Not Half No End

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print February 2010 | ISBN: 9780748639854
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748652105 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639854.003.0010
Write, He Wrote

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This chapter introduces the general logic of false starts. It first discusses the concept of ‘deferred reciprocity’ of reading and writing. It looks at a quasi-mechanical configuration of writing and reading and stresses that the very movement of deconstruction occurs when writing becomes generalised. The chapter also examines the law of ‘autronomy’.

Keywords: false starts; deferred reciprocity; quasi-mechanical configuration; writing and reading; movement of deconstruction; generalised writing; law of autronomy

Chapter.  8121 words. 

Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies

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