edited by Diane Davis
contributions by Elissa Marder, Jean-Luc Nancy, Shireen R.K. Patell, Thomas Pepper, Laurence A. Rickels, Hent de Vries, Elisabeth Weber, Samuel Weber, Pierre Alferi, Gil Anidjar, Susan Bernstein, Judith Butler, Tom Cohen, Diane Davis, Peter Fenves and Werner Hamacher
University of Illinois Press, 2008
eISBN: 978-0-252-09095-0 | Cloth: 978-0-252-03450-3 | Paper: 978-0-252-07647-3
Library of Congress Classification PN75.R65R43 2009
Dewey Decimal Classification 809


Avital Ronell has won worldwide acclaim for her work across literature and philosophy, psychoanalysis and popular culture, political theory and feminism, art and rhetoric, drugs and deconstruction. In works such as The Test Drive, Stupidity, Crack Wars, and The Telephone Book, she has perpetually raised new and powerful questions about how we think, what thinking does, and how we fool ourselves about the troubled space between thought and action.

In this collection, some of today's most distinguished and innovative thinkers turn their attention to Ronell's teaching, writing, and provocations, observing how Ronell reads and what comes from reading her. By reading Ronell, and reading Ronell reading, contributors examine the ethico-political implications of her radical dislocations and carefully explicate, extend, and explore the paraconcepts addressed in her works.

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