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Deconstructing a Theorist's Secret Life

Book ritic Maureen Corrigan reviews "Signs of the Times: Deconstruction and the Fall of Paul de Man" by David Lehman. It's a cogent explanation of that literary theory, and a chronicle of the scandal surrounding one of its leading voices.



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Other segments from the episode on March 7, 1991

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, March 7, 1991: Interview with Nicholas Lemann; Interview with Wallace Shawn; Review of the book "Signs of the Times."


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