GD Column 2012/2

08. February 2012

The second Golden Drum Column is here in which Jure Požun discovers that There is something outside the text that we should know about ...

There is something outside the text, by Jure Požun

Changing only one word in Derrida’s statement makes a big difference. “Il n’ya pas de hors-texte” is all about the fact that there is nothing outside the context or “real-history-of-the-world,”. Is it true that no matter what we write or create, we cannot outsmart the limits of the context? That we are bound to the battlefield of multi-textuality, a cocktail of words and images, endless limited combinations of symbols and stereotypes?

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