Turning: From Persuasion to Philosophy (Philosophy and Literary Theory)

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A major desconstructive reading of Homer's Iliad by the well-known translator of Derrida and Lyotard.

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Jean-Francois Lyotard is a major literary critic and theoretician of postmodernism.
Eberhard Gruber is at the Department of French Studies at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario.
The translators are Pascale-Anne Brault, assistant professor of French at DePaul University, and Michael Naas, associate professor of Philosophy at DePaul University and the author of Turning: From Persuasion to Philosophy: A Reading of Homer's Iliad.

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"Investigates both the positive and negative operations of persuasion in the Iliad. . . . The analysis is full of interesting insights . . ."

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