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Signs of the Times: Deconstruction and the Fall of Paul De Man

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Signs of the Times: Deconstruction and the Fall of Paul De Man

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
David Lehman
genre:
Biography, Nonfiction

We gave it an A

Signs of the Times: Deconstruction and the Fall of Paul de Man is a remarkably lucid, hilarious exposé of Nazi propagandist and literary con man Paul de Man, plus the history of how his academic disciples deconstructed themselves trying to whitewash De Man’s disgrace. As much fun in its highbrow way as Marathon Man. A