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RhetoricSeminarSyllabus

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Syllabus for English 597: Post Structuralist Rhetorical Practices

 

 

January 14, 2009

 

Introduction; read de Man, “Semiology and Rhetoric”

 

January 21, 2009

 

Read Plato, Phaedrus

 

Ecstatic Mysteries: On the admixture of a rhetorical Kykeon in the Phaedruss

 

From the Symposium: "This is one of his habits: Sometimes he goes off and stands still wherever he happens to be."

 

The Extended Phenotype of Rhetoric: What form can inhabit that space of "Negative Assuramce" discussed and sought by De Man? The ecological scene of rhetoric. ( Or, After the Effects of Cicadae, with special reference to Darwin)

 

Forms of Nothing and becomings-hooved: Upanishadic Resonances in the Phaedrus

 

 

 

January 28, 2009

 

Plato, cont.; read The Sophist

Critical Injury: Torture and the Sophist

 

 

 

 

February 4, 2009

 

Read Derrida, “White Mythology” (in Margins of Philosophy)

 

Read Derrida, \"Plato's Pharmacy\"

 

A text is not a text unless it hides from the first comer

 

Read Derrida, "Differance"

 

FEB 11

 

Read, Nietzsche, “On Truth and Lying in an Extra-Moral Sense” (web) and The Birth of Tragedy

 

 

 

February 18, 2009

 

Nietzsche, cont.; read Thus Spoke Zarathustra

 

 

February 25, 2009

 

Nietzsche, cont.;

 

Read Deleuze, “Nomad Thought,” xerox?

 

 

 

March 4, 2009

 

Hegel (to section 4. Also: pp. 420 - 439.

 

Butler xerox

 

March 11, 2009 - Spring Break Reenactments; No class

 

 

 

March 18

 

How to Do Things With Words, Austin

 

SEC, Derrida

 

How Not to Deconstruct a Dominican, Ian Almond

 

 

 

 

March 25, 2009

 

Discipline and Punish

 

 

 

April 1, 2009

 

Of Grammatology

 

 

 

April Fools!

 

baudrillard

 

 

 

 

 

April 8, 2009

 

Lyotard (and lacan, insistence of the letter?)

 

 

 

April 15, 2009

 

TP

 

 

 

April 22, 2009

 

A Thousand Plateaus, cont

 

 

 

April 29, 2009

 

 

 

May 6, 2009 - Projects Due - Reports

 

 

 

 

Back to

Post Structuralist Rhetorical Practices, Again

 

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1. Austin, J.L. How to do Things With Words.

 

Harvard University Press; 2nd edition (September 1, 1975)

 

ISBN-10: 0674411528

 

 

 

2. Deleuze, Gilles, and Felix Guattari. A Thousand Plateaus

 

Paperback: 610 pages

 

Publisher: University of Minnesota Press (December 1987)

 

Language: English; ISBN-10: 0816614024

 

 

 

3. Simulations. Jean Baudrillard

 

Paperback: 169 pages

 

Publisher: Semiotext(e) (January 1, 1983); ISBN-10: 0936756020

 

 

 

4. Foucault, Michel. Discipline and Punish

 

Paperback: 352 pages

 

Publisher: Vintage (April 25, 1995)

 

Language: English; ISBN-10: 0679752552

 

 

 

5. Hegel, GWF. Phenomenology of Spirit (Miller translation)

 

Paperback: 640 pages

 

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA (February 1, 1979)

 

Language: English; ISBN-10: 0198245971

 

 

 

6. Klossowski, P. Nietzsche and the Vicious Circle

 

Paperback: 282 pages

 

Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group (April 2005)

 

Language: English; ISBN-10: 0826477194

 

 

 

7. Lyotard, J-F, and Thebaud. Just Gaming

 

Paperback: 128 pages

 

Publisher: University of Minnesota Press (December 1985)

 

Language: English; ISBN-10: 0816612773

 

 

 

8. Plato, The Sophist, (trans White);

 

Hackett, 1993. 087220202X

 

 

 

9. Plato, Phaedrus, (Trans Nehemas); Hackett, 1995.

 

0872202208

 

 

 

10. Derrida, j. of Grammatology

 

Paperback: 456 pages

 

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press; Corrected edition (January 8, 1998)

 

Language: English; ISBN-10: 0801858305

 

 

 

11. Derrida, J. Margins of Philosophy

 

Paperback: 330 pages

 

Publisher: University Of Chicago Press (January 1, 1985)

 

Language: English; ISBN-10: 0226143260

 

 

12. Derrida, J Dissemination

 

  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: University Of Chicago Press (February 15, 1983)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0226143341

 

 

 

13. Nietzsche, Friedrich. The Birth of Tragedy & the Case of Wagner

 

Paperback: 240 pages

 

Publisher: Vintage; 1st Vintage Ed edition (April 12, 1967)

 

Language: English; ISBN-10: 0394703693

 

 

 

14. Nietzsche, Friedrich. Thus Spoke Zarathrustra

 

Paperback: 316 pages

 

Publisher: Cambridge University Press (July 17, 2006)

 

Language: English; ISBN-10: 0521602610

 

 

Recommended

Baudrillard, Simulations

Baudrillard, The Ecstasy of Communication

Foucault, Deleuze

Valis, Philip K. Dick

 

Paper: No blankity reading of Blank!

 

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