Salut à Jacques

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:
Salut à Jacques

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This chapter presents a tribute to Jacques Derrida, and was written immediately after his death. It is written in French and English, and describes Derrida as a great influence and close friend of the author. It maintains Derrida's skill in speaking for and to others. The chapter also associates this word of farewell, or salut, with everything that was bound together in The Work of Mourning.

Keywords: tribute; farewell; salut; Jacques Derrida; The Work of Mourning

Chapter.  2162 words. 

Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies

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