Lit Theorists for Babies
WOMAN: Peekabo! I see you!
Peekaboo! I see you!
BABY DERRIDA: How can another see into me, into my most secret self, without my being able to see in there myself?
Over at The Toast, Mallory Ortberg has another entry, this time on Jacques Derrida, in “How to Talk to Babies,” a series of humorous satires of influential literary theories and theories. (Other topics covered in earlier entries are Michel Foucault, postmodernism, post-structuralism, and semiotics.)