GD Column 2012/2
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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