FRN 571 - CONTEMPORARY EUROPEAN THOUGHT AND CULTURE

FALL SEMESTER 2006

 

Prof. Hugh J. Silverman
MONDAYS 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
 
REQUIRED AUTHOR/EDITOR TEXT PUBLISHER PRIMARY SELECTIONS
1. HEIDEGGER, Martin POETRY, LANGUAGE, THOUGHT Harper & Row

"Origin of the Work of Art"

"What are Poets For"

"Language"

2.

SARTRE, Jean-Paul

(Unger, ed)

WHAT IS LITERATURE? Harvard  
3.

MERLEAU-PONTY, Maurice

(Johnson, ed)

THE MERLEAU-PONTY AESTHETICS READER Northwestern

"Cezanne's Doubt"

"Eye and Mind"

4. BARTHES, Roland THE PLEASURE OF THE TEXT Hill & Wang complete
5. KRISTEVA, Julia THE PORTABLE KRISTEVA Columbia selected
6. DERRIDA, Jacques ACTS OF LITERATURE Routledge

selected

7. VATTIMO, Gianni THE END OF MODERNITY Johns Hopkins selected
8. PERNIOLA ART AND ITS SHADOW Continuum complete
         
         
RECOMMENDED READINGS
1. SILVERMAN, Hugh J. TEXTUALITIES: BETWEEN HERMENEUTICS AND DECONSTRUCTION Routledge  
2. SILVERMAN, Hugh J. INSCRIPTIONS: AFTER PHENOMENOLOGY AND STRUCTURALISM Northwestern  
3. SILVERMAN, Hugh J. CULTURAL SEMIOSIS: TRACING THE SIGNIFIER Routledge