By Fiona Foden
A humorous, touching tale approximately existence adjustments, friendship and primary love. Josie has lived on her boat, Promise, her complete existence. She reveals it more uncomplicated to stroll on deck than she does to stroll on land. yet Promise has been condemned, and in flip, Josie is condemned to survive dry land. Then she meets Leon, a boy from her neighbourhood...
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In 1992, Points de suspension: Entretiens, a collection of twenty interviews assembled and presented by Elisabeth Weber, included in appendix a list of an additional sixty-seven interviews then published or broadcast. 2 This figure probably falls well short of any thorough count, presuming one could be made that included all the interviews Derrida has frequently granted to newspapers when he travels abroad, to obscure journals, or even student publications. Above all, any such accounting—a hundred, two hundred, five hundred—presumes that the genre “interview” is a self-evident one, and therefore easily discernable from every other genre of writing, speaking, or engaging with interlocutors.
Who avoids whom? There are all sorts of questions and programs that we should not run away from, here and now. “Political” questions (economic, editorial, academic institutional, theoretical, and so forth). . Perhaps we should have begun there. I wonder if it is not necessary to begin with these kinds of questions. They are, finally, the ones that have always interested me the most and the most consistently. . Here, for example . . is there anyone who does not expect me to defend, justify, consolidate things that I have done these last years and about which you have asked me certain questions .
3. On these questions, see Elisabeth Weber, “Upside-Down Writing,” her fine introduction to Points. 4. In a translator’s note in Points (459, n13), I rather hastily identified the allusion here to the first interview as Positions, published in 1972. But the book by that title in fact collected three interviews, given between 1967 and 1971, with different interlocutors and initially published in different reviews. ” Once again, it is difficult to know how to count Derrida’s interviews. 5. ” Derrida also makes the point of remarking his freedom to rewrite what was initially recorded: “What happens,” he asks, “when .
A Kiss, a Dare and a Boat Called Promise by Fiona Foden