Paul de Man Quote

The ambivalence of writing is such that it can be considered both an act and an interpretive process that follows after an act with which it cannot coincide. As such, it both affirms and denies its own nature.


Blindness and Insight: Essays in the Rhetoric of Contemporary Criticism (ed. Routledge, 2013) - ISBN: 9781135854966

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The ambivalence of writing is such that it can be considered both an act and an interpretive process that follows after an act with which it cannot...

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The ambivalence of writing is such that it can be considered both an act and an interpretive process that follows after an act with which it cannot...

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The ambivalence of writing is such that it can be considered both an act and an interpretive process that follows after an act with which it cannot...

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The ambivalence of writing is such that it can be considered both an act and an interpretive process that follows after an act with which it cannot...