Paul de Man

Paul de Man (December 6, 1919 – December 21, 1983), born Paul Adolph Michel Deman, was a Belgian-born literary critic and literary theorist. At the time of his death, de Man was one of the most prominent literary critics in the United States—known particularly for his importation of German and French philosophical approaches into Anglo-American literary studies and critical theory. Along with Jacques Derrida, he was part of an influential critical movement that went beyond traditional interpretation of literary texts to reflect on the epistemological difficulties inherent in any textual, literary, or critical activity. This approach aroused considerable opposition, which de Man attributed to "resistance" inherent in the difficult enterprise of literary interpretation itself.

De Man began his teaching career in the United States at Bard College. In 1960 he completed his Ph.D. at Harvard University, then taught at Cornell University, Johns Hopkins University, and the University of Zurich. He joined the faculty in French and Comparative Literature at Yale University, where he was considered part of the Yale School of Deconstruction. At the time of his death from cancer, he was Sterling Professor of the Humanities and chairman of the Department of Comparative Literature at Yale. De Man oversaw the dissertations of Gayatri Spivak (at Cornell), Barbara Johnson (at Yale), Samuel Weber (at Cornell), and many other noted scholars.

After his death, a researcher uncovered some two hundred previously unknown articles which de Man had written in his early twenties for Belgian collaborationist newspapers during World War II, some of them implicitly and two explicitly anti-Semitic. These, in combination with revelations about his domestic life and financial history, caused a scandal and provoked a reconsideration of his life and work. Provided by Wikipedia
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by De Man, Paul.
Published 1993
...De Man, Paul. Romanticism and contemporary criticism....
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by De Man, Paul.
Published 1989
Subjects: '; ...De Man, Paul Contributions in criticism....
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by De Man, Paul.
Published 1988
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by De Man, Paul.
Published 1999
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by De Man, Paul.
Published 1996
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by De Man, Paul
Published 1989
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by De Man, Paul
Published 1986
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by De Man, Paul.
Published 2012
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by De Man, Paul.
Published 1986
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by De Man, Paul.
Published 2014
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (UICdb)4158987)
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by De Man, Paul.
Published 1986
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by De Man, Paul.
Published 1996
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by De Man, Paul.
Published 1989
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by De Man, Paul.
Published 2012
...De Man, Paul. Post-Romantic Predicament....
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by De Man, Paul.
Published 1996
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (UICdb)3991984)
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by De Man, Paul,
Published 2014
Subjects: '; ...De Man, Paul 1919-1983 gnd...
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