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Re: Subtext
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.2900  Thursday, 27 December 2001

From:           W. L. Godshalk <
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Date:           Sunday, 23 Dec 2001 18:32:29 -0500
Subject: 12.2884 Re: Subtext
Comment:        Re: SHK 12.2884 Re: Subtext

Both Martin Steward and Clifford Stetner respond to my comments from a
Derridian position.  Some years ago, Walker Percy suggested that when
Jaques Derrida orders pizza for dinner, he expects to get pizza for
dinner, not infinite deferral of meaning or a plate with a black hole in
the middle. (Actually I made most of that up, though Percy did comment
similarly on deconstruction.)

Martin suggests that the word 


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