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Exciting, passionate writing. A refusal to mourn her very close friend Derrida's death, it begins with a telling of a dream in which Derrida and Cixous feature as footballing mice. Tom Boncza-Tomaszewski, The Independent. In 2003 Derrida had promised to attend a colloquium on 'Reading Cixous and Derrida Reading Each Other/Themselves'. His untimely death in 2004 meant that it was, as Cixous writes, 'Impossible to keep one's word on this subject.' Insister of Jacques Derrida is Cixous' poignant and compelling response to his unfulfilled promise and a moving tribute to the colleague, collaborator and friend with whom she created some of the most memorable meditations on literature and philosophy of the last century. Written in lucid, poetic style, Cixous uses powerful and evocative recollections to closely read, explicate and speculate on their intensely productive relationship as well as on Derrida's legacy, demonstrating the profound commitment that formed the cornerstone of both their friendship and their life's works
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Jacques Derrida (/ʒɑːk ˈdɛrᵻdə/; French: [ʒak dɛʁida]; born Jackie Élie Derrida; July 15, 1930 – October 9, 2004) was a French philosopher, born in Algeria.
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