Derrida – On the Demise of Language Through Writing (Part 2)

February 3rd, 2008

Last week, I had three questions posed on recent readings of Derrida. Here are the questions and my responses.

While Birkerts lays out a clear demarcation between electronic and print writing, Derrida writes in the pre-Internet era. If you were to hypothesize how Derrida would treat the relationship between print and electronic “text,” what would you say his treatment would be and why? Read the rest of this entry »