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Lecercle, Jean-Jacques

Works: 106 works in 314 publications in 6 languages and 9,043 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  History 
Roles: Author, Translator, Thesis advisor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Other, Interviewee, Opponent, Editor, wpr
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Most widely held works by Jean-Jacques Lecercle
Philosophy of nonsense : the intuitions of Victorian nonsense literature by Jean-Jacques Lecercle( )

26 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 1,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jean-Jacques Lecercle's remarkable Philosophy of Nonsense offers a sustained and important account of an area that is usually hastily dismissed. Using the resources of contemporary philosophy - notably Deleuze and Lyotard - he manages to bring out the importance of nonsense"--Andrew Benjamin, University of Warwick Why are we, and in particular why are philosophers and linguists, so fascinated with nonsense? Why do Lewis Carroll and Edward Lear appear in so many otherwise dull and dry academic books? This amusing, yet rigorous new
Badiou and Deleuze read literature by Jean-Jacques Lecercle( )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Why do philosophers read literature? How do they read it? Does their philosophy derive from their reading of literature? If so, to what extent? Anyone who reads contemporary European philosophers has to ask such questions. Lecercle demonstrates that philosophers need literature, as much as literary critics need philosophy: it is an exercise not in the philosophy of literature, where literature is a mere object of analysis, but in philosophy and literature, a heady and unusual mix."--Publisher
A Marxist philosophy of language by Jean-Jacques Lecercle( )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book gives a precise meaning to the formula: English is the language of imperialism. Understanding that statement involves a critique of the dominant views of language, both in the field of linguistics (the book criticizes Chomsky{u2019}s research programme) and of the philosophy of language (the book assesses Habermas{u2019}s philosophy of communicative action). The book constructs a Marxist philosophy of language, embodying a view of language as a social, historical, material and political phenomenon. It provides an overview of the question of Marxism in language (from Stalin{u2019}s pamphlet to Voloshinov's book, taking in an essay by Pasolini), and constructs concepts for a Marxist philosophy of language
Architecture and philosophy : new perspectives on the work of Arakawa & Madeline Gins by Jean-Jacques Lecercle( )

11 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architecture and Philosophy: New Perspectives on the Work of Arakawa and Madeline Gins is a collection of essays on the work of artist-architects Arakawa and Madeline Gins and in particular their book Architectural Body (2000). The essays approach their cutting edge and ambitious project to design 'an architecture against death' from various angles and disciplines including aesthetics, architecture, linguistics, philosophy. The papers retrace the place of Architectural Body in the aesthetic landscape of art at the turn of the 21st century and assess the utopian stance of their work
Philosophy through the looking-glass : language, nonsense, desire by Jean-Jacques Lecercle( Book )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Original Title Page -- Original Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Editors' foreword -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- 1 The literature of délire -- 2 The linguistics of délire -- 3 The philosophy of délire -- 4 The psychoanalysis of délire -- 5 Beyond dilire -- Conclusion -- Index
Deleuze and language by Jean-Jacques Lecercle( Book )

11 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the field of philosophy of language, is there life beyond Chomsky? Deleuze's deep distrust for, and fascination with language provide a positive answer - nothing less than a brand new philosophy of language, where pragmatics replaces structural linguistics, and where the literary text and the concept of style have pride of place. This should be good news not only for philosophers, but for linguistics and literary critics as well
The violence of language by Jean-Jacques Lecercle( Book )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interpretation as pragmatics by Jean-Jacques Lecercle( Book )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why is it that all interpretations are possible, and none is true? That some interpretations are just, but some are false? Lecercle draws on the resources of pragmatics, literary theory and the philosophy of language to propose a new theory of literary, but also of face to face, dialogue that charts the interaction between the five participants in the fields of dialogue and/or interpretation: author, reader, text, language and encyclopaedia. Interpretation is taken through its four stages, from glossing and enigma solving to translation and intervention
The force of language by Jean-Jacques Lecercle( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Another chapter, 'Bad Words', discusses how verbal injury (or so-called 'hate speech') operates - what it is to be the bad speaker oneself, and how its effects may be countered. Lecercle's chapters use this as a framework for developing a philosophy of language which stresses naming, interpellation, wounding, disconnection, and the powerful impersonality of language. Lecercle examines the relation between language and psyche, and the violence of language, and gives a new critique of Chomsky - offering a new understanding of language as both historical and immediately political and collective."--Jacket
Frankenstein mythe et philosophie by Jean-Jacques Lecercle( Book )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'emprise des signes : débat sur l'expérience littéraire by Jean-Jacques Lecercle( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Violence du langage by Jean-Jacques Lecercle( Book )

9 editions published in 1996 in French and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Explication scientifique by Stephen Toulmin( Book )

4 editions published in 1973 in French and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making dying illegal : architecture against death : original to the 21st century by Shūsaku Arakawa( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Making Dying Illegal is the latest installment of the ongoing Arakawa and Gins Reversible Destiny Project. By making the on-the-surface absurd proposal to legislate against dying, a strong political and satirical strategy is produced as a series of architectural principles that relate to Arakawa's buildings in Europe and Japan. Having read the book over many times in editing, we feel that MDI can become what the reader wants to make it. This flexible text smacks of Alice in Wonderland, Dada tract, and contemporary self-help political critique--a truly exciting text."--Publisher's website
Culture & matérialisme by Raymond Williams( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le recueil de textes écrits par ce théoricien des cultural studies propose une théorie sociologique de la culture, s'interrogeant sur les mécanismes de production, de désignation et de distinction des pratiques et objets culturels en les reliant à la structure sociale, aux rapports de classe et à leur évolution historique. [Electre]
Le dictionnaire et le cri by Jean-Jacques Lecercle( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in French and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in French and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Réflexions croisées sur Alice, héroine ambiguë et emblématique de Lewis Carroll
Les métaphores dans la vie quotidienne by George Lakoff( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in French and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Metaphors We Live By changed our understanding of metaphor and its role in language and the mind. Metaphor, the authors explain, is a fundamental mechanism of mind, one that allows us to use what we know about our physical and social experience to provide understanding of countless other subjects. Because such metaphors structure our most basic understandings of our experience, they are "metaphors we live by"--Metaphors that can shape our perceptions and actions without our ever noticing them
L'exterminisme armement nucléaire et pacifisme by Edward Palmer Thompson( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in French and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Convictions philosophiques et plaisirs linguistiques : entretiens avec Jean-Jacques Lecercle by Sandrine Sorlin( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in French and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Philosophy of nonsense : the intuitions of Victorian nonsense literature
Badiou and Deleuze read literatureA Marxist philosophy of languageArchitecture and philosophy : new perspectives on the work of Arakawa & Madeline GinsDeleuze and languageInterpretation as pragmaticsThe force of languageMaking dying illegal : architecture against death : original to the 21st century
Alternative Names
Lecercle, J. J.

Lecercle, J. J. (Jean-Jacques)

جان جاك لوسركل، 1946-

لوسيركل، جان جاك، 1946-

ルセルクル, J=J