Resistance is useless, honey

Resistance is useless, honey
Pooh, it’s true, manages, through byzantine byways that I will track below, to body forth the key principles of Deconstruction with uncanny fidelity. And that fact, given the apparent temporal priority of Milne over Derrida, would seem to prove the timeless pertinence of the latter’s approach to textuality. Yet what is the le�on of Derrida, that consummate rhetor of the iterable and the dehiscent, if not that clear sight, the grasping of significance, and even historical precedence (to say nothing of timeless truth) are all illusions, effects of that very diff�rance that constitutes the only legitimate object of critical scrutiny?
[Not relevant to Lear, perhaps, but funny and nonsensical all the same.]
Guardian Unlimited Books | Review

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